1 July 2016
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Testing is required by state law for cannabis growers, which presented an opportunity for the group of four doctors, led by Dr. Andrew Rosenstein, chief of the division of gastroenterology at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center.
Rosenstein said the doctors were worried about potential threats to some of their sickest patients from contaminants in cannabis that could complicate conditions rather than alleviate pain and other symptoms.
“Some of our cancer patients told us they were using marijuana, and one of my colleagues came to me and said they are legalizing cannabis in the state of Maryland for medical purposes and is there some role for us to play,” he said. “If patients are going to be using it, then people like us need to make sure it’s safe, pharmaceutical-grade product.”
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