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 With respect to whether oc not there is "a lack of accepted safety fob use
 ; of [marijua_a] under medica_ supervision", the record Shows the following facts _
 -to be _ncontroverted. . '
 F!__!_s of Fact
 _o Richard J. GraY,a, M.0., an onco_ogist and Professor of Medicine
 who was an A9ency witness, accepts that in treating cancer patients oncologists
 can use the cannabinoids with safety despite their site effects.
 2. Andrew T. Well, M.Oo, who now practices medicine in Tucson,
 Arizona and is on the faculity of the Co_ege of Medicine, University of
 Arizona,-was a member of the first team of researchers to perfocB_ a Federal
 Government authorized study into the effects of marijuana on human subjects.
 This team made its study in 1968_ These researchers determined that marijuana
 could be safely used under medical supervision. In the 20 years since then Dr.
 Wei_ has seen no informatien that wou_d cause him to reconsider that conclusion.
 There is no question in his mind but that marijuana is safe for use under
 appropriate medical supervision.
 3. The most obvious concern .when dealing with drug safety is the
 possibility of lethal effects. Can the drug cause death?
 4. Nearly all medicines have toxic, potentially lethal effects. But
 marijuana is not such a substance. There is no record in the extensive medical }_
 ]iterature descri bi. nga proven, documented cannabi s-i nduced fatal ity. ---!:
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