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June 19, 2005

Medical Marijuana Program Resumes in Oregon

Oregon resumed issuing medical-marijuana cards Friday, deciding the program could continue despite a Supreme Court ruling allowing federal prosecution for possessing the drug. (AP)

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June 18, 2005

Acupuncture for Dry Mouth

The emergence of acupuncture is allowing some patients to relieve or significantly reduce dry mouth's debilitating effects, according to a report in the May/June 2005 issue of General Dentistry, the Academy of General Dentistry's (AGD) clinical, peer-reviewed journal. (Medical News Today)

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June 9, 2005

Marijuana for Pain and Nausea

Marijuana has been used as a medical treatment for thousands of years, according to the Mayo Clinic. In recent years, marijuana and its chemical components have been studied in relation to illnesses such as cancer, glaucoma and multiple sclerosis. (AP)

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June 6, 2005

Supreme Court : No Medical Marijuana

Federal authorities may prosecute sick people who smoke pot on doctors' orders, the Supreme Court ruled Monday, concluding that state medical marijuana laws don't protect users from a federal ban on the drug. (AP)

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