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Medical cannabis registry launched to build up evidence base

BMJ 2019; 367 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l6360 (Published 07 November 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;367:l6360

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Re: Medical cannabis registry launched to build up evidence base

WHAT NEXT ! ?
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After practicing medicine for more than a half - century, my

most humble opinion is that the adjective " medicinal " to

describe cannabis is inappropriate. Almost abusive.

How about , " medicinal cocaine ? " Millions will testify to not

only the antidepressant effect but also its great mental

uplifting properties !

Competing interests: No competing interests

08 November 2019
A.A.W. Amarasinghe , MD.
Psychiatrist
none
class of ' 61 .
Mcdonough . Georgia 30253 . United States of America .