Marijuana and Chronic Nonmalignant Pain in Adolescents.

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In a July 2013 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Dr. Tracy Harrison, an Anesthesiologist, and Director of the Pediatric Pain Rehabilitation Program, and the Acute and Chronic Pain Service at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, explains the concerns of analgesic marijuana use in adolescents suffering from chronic pain and advocates for the benefit of return to normal routines to enhance improvement in pain management. Available at: http://tinyurl.com/kp35w38

Blurred Boundaries: The Therapeutics and Politics of Medical Marijuana.

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Dr. J. Michael Bostwick, Professor of psychiatry at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the February 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on the potential benefits and current legal limitations for including marijuana in medical research. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(11)00021-8/fulltext