The medical marijuana landscape is filled with political, legal, and medical paradox. Though medical marijuana use is legal in a handful of states, it remains illegal on the federal level. Medically, it has shown mixed efficacy in supportive care of CINV and has shown promise as an anticancer therapy, yet it may carry its own carcinogenic risk if smoked. At this point, further cannabinoid research is necessary to help clear the smoke that surrounds marijuana in both the medical and legal communities.


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