Walgreens Broaches Possible Health Benefits Of Medical Marijuana

Walgreens wants to talk about marijuana.

In what appears to be an unprecedented move for a company its size, Walgreens published a discussion of the possible health benefits of medical marijuana on its health and wellness blog this week.

In the post, titled “Clarifying Clinical Cannabis,” a resident pharmacist at the company takes a look at medical marijuana’s side effects, the debate about its medicinal properties and its legality:

Research has indicated it may impair your lungs, memory and judgment. However, research has also shown marijuana provides pain relief in ways traditional pain medicines don’t. Medical marijuana can improve appetite and

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