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Pot-based prescription drug looks for U.S. approval

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It seems strange that this article does the Japanese company, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd, that is also involved in the development of the drug.

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No thanks. Kirin is just fine with me for now.

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"THC"

That's probably the component that caused us to forget where we were going when we were on our way to a concert.

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Cannabis has many medicinal properties and should be made legal for many reasons.

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I wanna see a legal drug that causes the munchies become available. Food tastes so much better (when you're high). Or so I've heard...

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I just had a mold made of my mouth due to grinding teeth. Would be great to smoke a dube before having that done to prevent me from gagging. What a mess I made of that office.

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It does not taste better Ted Barrera, but it increasing the volume you can eat. For example, if you normally eat 4 slices of NY pizza at a sitting, you might find that you can consume 4 whole pies instead.

Pot has a lot of potential though, especially with nausea.

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Cannabis has many medicinal properties and should be made legal for many reasons.

Yup!

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It does not taste better Ted Barrera, but it increasing the volume you can eat.

Could you name the stomach expanding chemical in marijuana then?

My understanding is that what it does is give you cravings. And its debatable if things taste "better", but they do taste different and the sheer joy of the experience and stimuli of eating is enhanced (or perhaps other stimuli are desensitized to the point that others seem enhanced).

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I have Multiple Sclerosis, and all I can say is that the muscle spasms are HORRIBLE! Plus, there are times when my body burns from it and the meds that are available now barely help. It's like a cycle sometimes, you can be exhausted and try to sleep but then the muscles spasms start and you wake up all over again. It's hard to remember what life was like before all of the pain (I got MS at 17), but I'd be willing to do almost anything to a few pain free hours.

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Kamala. I hope you get more than a few pain-free hours, I hope you are someday able to live a normal life again.

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Serrano, thank you (-8

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