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jeanborrero t1_jcysycd wrote

So we now expect doctors to oppose marijuana legalization


Aalnius t1_jcz2ked wrote

probs not doctors but pharma companies. Doctors already have a ton of work to do.


upL8N8 t1_jczezej wrote

AFAIK, doctors do get kick backs from pharma companies for prescribing their drugs. A lot more doctors' offices are adding integrated pharmacies and are benefiting directly from drug sales. Then of course there's getting one's patients addicted for more follow up doctors visits.


Aalnius t1_jd0balm wrote

ahh tbh im from a country with universal healthcare so theres not really any of that. More patients just means more work for our doctors so they aren't looking to increase the amount.


HelenAngel t1_jd05prf wrote

I live in a state where it’s fully legal (WA) & my former doctor prescribed me specific strains of cannabis when I was having liver issues. It helped my liver heal itself, too. So at least in states where it’s legal, doctors use it as just one more thing they can use to help patients.