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posted on March 15, 2010 02:47
Doctor believes more physicians will recommend medical marijuana
KUSA - Dr. Alan Shackelford has been practicing medicine for 26 years. Medicine most people would consider traditional.

Shackelford was trained in internal medicine at Harvard. He currently oversees recovery, treatment and rehabilitation of patients dealing with personal injuries, including car crash.

Shackelford recently decided to start recommending medical marijuana as a course of treatment for patients in his practice.

"Cannabis has been used therapeutically by humans for probably 6,000 years of recorded history, and used quite successfully," Shackelford said.

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