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 [P]rovides for randomizing patients to
 establish whether pills or cigarettes are
 provided_ and to establish the dosage
 regimen_ Patients with GI obstructŁons are
 _ excluded from randomizing so that they are
 not exposed to capsules_ Similarly_ patients
 who do not wish to smoke are also _%uded
 from the randomization procedures_ _-_I
 In a report summarizing the Georgia data through 1982_
 the basic procedures employed in the Georgia program are
 > Patients o . _ were randomised within age
 groups of less than 20 years old_ 20-40 years
 old: and over 40 years old to one of three
 methods of use: (I) oral THC capsules (PO)_
 (2) standardized smoking (SS), or (3) patient
 controlled smoking (PCS) o Patients not able
 to use the oral route were randomized to one
 of two methods of use: (2) standardized
 At the time this report was authored, 105 patients had
 _ been enrolled in the Georgia program. Thirty-eight of these
 patients were considered evaluable cases for this report (had
 both a medical registration form and at least one cycle report
 form). Because of the small number of evaluable cases, the Emory °
 University study protocol results were also summarized in this
 report° _nory University had enrolled 85 patients of which 81
 19// ACT Official State Reports: Vol. Ii_ Exhibit 8,
 Information About,he Marij_ana___EE/l__/_q_F_ Georgia
 Department of Health, Composite State Board of Medical Examiners,
 Patient Qualification Review Board, undated at 2.
 194/ /__° Kut_ner, Michael H.,. revaluation of the Use of Both
 Marijuana and THC in Cancer Patients for the Relief of Nausea and
 Vomiting Associated with Cancer Chemotherapy After Failure of
 Conventional Anti-Emetic Therapy: Efficacy and Toxicity_" as
 prepared for the Composite State Board of Medical Examiners_
 Georgia Department of Healths by physicians and researchers at
 Emory University_ Atlanta, (Jan° 20_ 1983) at I_
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