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 Finally_ DEA asserts that #patient satisfaction with
 the combination antiemetic therapy is greater than that seen with
 marijuana. _I/21/ In support of such contentions DEA cites to Dr.
 Gralla who testified that the majority of patients he treated
 were lung cancer patientso i///
 4. Substantial and Credible Testimony Submitted
 In This Proceeding Proves That Marijuana Has
 a nCurrent Accepted Medical Use in Treatment #
 as aDAntie_e/_j_
 There is a clear acceptance of marijuana as an
 antiemetic by the oncolcgic community and the medical community
 in general. I-_-/ Five oncologists testified that they accepted
 marijuana as an effective antiemetic. Likewise_ they confirmed
 that the oncolog$c community throughout the United States had
 reached a similar conclusion. Contrary to the assertions made by
 DEA, these oncologists have extensive experience in their field
 of practices Thousands of cancer patients undergoing
 chemotherapy have been treated by these oncologists and many of
 them have extensive experience in antiemetic research. _3_/
 12// DEA Brief at 39.
 /__/ Cross-examination of Dr° Richard Sralla, Tr° 8_21. It is
 self-evident that if any group of patients would find smoking
 unsatisfactory_ it would be those patients who are suffering fro_
 lung cancer. Thus_ if even a small percentage of those patients
 find marijuana to be a _satisfying _ antiemetic0 it is
 significant_ indeed.
 3_/ ACT Brief at 92-I07.
 i__/ Five oncologists testified on behalf of ACT and NORMAL:
 Dr_ Ivan Siiveberg, a San Francisco oncoiogist with twenty years
 of experience treating cancer patients with chemotherapy at an
 average of 175 patients a year° Also an Associate Professor of
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