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Pediatricians' Group Opposes Legal Marijuana
Title: Pediatricians' Group Opposes Legal Marijuana Category: Health News Created: 1/26/2015 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 1/26/2015 12:00:00 AM Mon, 26 Jan 2015 21:22:53 -0800

Pediatricians: Medical pot only OK for sick kids failed by other drugs
CHICAGO | The same day a Georgia lawmaker planned to introduce legislation legalizing the use of medical marijuana for children suffering specific medical conditions, a national pediatric group noted the potential dangers of the drug and issued a new policy calling for more study. With virtually no hard proof that medical marijuana benefits sick children, and evidence that it may harm developing ... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 18:41:58 -0800

Don't lock up teenagers for using marijuana, pediatricians say
A marijuana bud displayed in Denver. Don't legalize pot, the pediatricians say, but don't lock teenagers up for using it, either. Seth McConnell/The Denver Post/Getty Images Mon, 26 Jan 2015 10:24:03 -0800

Pediatricians Say Don't Lock Up Teenagers For Using Marijuana
Making pot legal for adults means teens will be more likely to use it too, say pediatricians. And while they're concerned about health effects, they say there are better ways to deter usage than jail. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 08:55:18 -0800

Pediatricians Oppose Medical Marijuana, with Some Exceptions
Although a number of states have legalized marijuana for medical or recreational reasons in recent years, a leading group of U.S. pediatricians says it opposes such legalization, over concerns that these laws could be harmful to children. However, the group says that in some cases, some of the chemical compounds contained in marijuana could be used to treat children with debilitating diseases ... Mon, 26 Jan 2015 07:52:24 -0800

Pediatricians group cautions about medical pot for sick kids
With virtually no hard proof that medical marijuana benefits sick children, and evidence that it may harm developing brains, the drug should only be used for severely ill kids who have no other treatment option, the nation's most influential pediatricians group says in a new policy. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 06:16:50 -0800

Medical pot only OK for sick kids: doctors
A US pediatricians group says medical marijuana should only be used on children who are severely ill and have no other treatment options. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 03:08:14 -0800

Pediatricians on medical marijuana: not so fast
Nation's most influential pediatricians group cites concerns about its proven benefits and evidence of its potential harm Mon, 26 Jan 2015 02:11:58 -0800

U.S. pediatricians reaffirm opposition to legalized pot
By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) - Despite moves by some states to allow recreational and medical use of marijuana, a large group of U.S. pediatricians says in a new statement that the substance should remain – for the most part – illegal. In an update to its 2004 position statement on the matter, the American Academy of Pediatrics also calls for decriminalization of marijuana to lessen the ... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 21:34:22 -0800

Pediatricians Say Medical Pot May Help Some Ill Kids
Marijuana use should be decriminalized and pot should be reclassified as a less dangerous drug to spur medical research, top pediatricians now say. Sun, 25 Jan 2015 21:15:06 -0800

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