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SC bill proposes medical use of marijuana oils to aid epilepsy patients

...on his spine. He said he can't eat without marijuana or Marinol ? a synthetic, pill form of marijuana approved by the FDA...appetite. But he can't afford the $800 monthly price tag of Marinol, which isn't covered by his insurance.Raffield, a self-described...
Is marijuana for medical use a friend or a foe?

...aplastic anemia; he was losing weight, and he was put on Marinol, which is a pill that has tetrahydrocannabinol," Dr. Lewis...him get over a hurdle in his recovery." Dr. Berger said Marinol works but is expensive and not nearly strong enough for pain...
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New pain reliever derived from marijuana

...high. They have had little success. To date, only one marijuana-derived drug has been approved in the United States. Marinol is prescribed as an appetite stimulant for people with HIV-AIDS and those suffering from nausea associated with cancer chemotherapy...
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Marijuana may yield medicines, panel says

...percent. (THC, or dronabinol, sold under the brand name Marinol, is approved by the Food and Drug Administration for control...California at San Francisco -- has not yet been completed. Marinol was approved by the FDA for this purpose in 1992, but some...
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Medical marijuana to be studied

...ingredient of the drug, a compound called delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC. A synthetic THC is now sold as the drug Marinol and is approved for the treatment of cancer-related nausea and vomiting and for wasting, the extreme weight loss associated...