Staten Islander Alana Muller talks about her use of medical marijuana for epilepsy, while Dr. Azher Siddiqi explains the conditions for which it can be used.

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More than two-thirds of cancer patients who were prescribed medical
marijuana to combat pain are reportedly satisfied with the treatment.
The study – conducted recently at Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer,
in conjunction with the Israel Cancer Association – involved 264
cancer patients who were treated with medical marijuana for a full
year. Some 61 percent of the respondents reported a significant
improvement in their quality of life as a result of the medical
marijuana, while 56 percent noted an improvement in their ability to
manage pain. The most common types of cancer for which medical
marijuana is prescribed are lung cancer, breast cancer, and pancreatic
cancer.
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