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The Pitt Prescription: Exploring medical marijuana as alternative medicine

The Pitt Prescription

By Elizabeth Donnelly, Senior Staff Writer

April 20, 2020

More states are beginning to legalize the use of medical marijuana (AKA medical cannabis) and some patients are getting the opportunity to try new therapies for previously difficult to treat conditions.

Editorial: Medical marijuana use should not impact housing assistance decisions

Individuals applying for Section 8 housing can be denied on the basis of medical marijuana usage.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

February 12, 2020

The fact that an individual can be denied housing when they would otherwise be eligible is ridiculous, and the use of medical marijuana should not be considered when determining if a person qualifies for Section 8 housing.

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