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 that doesn't work for everybody either.
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 Right,
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 And we do know that marijuana at least has
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 an acute effect, and we know at least one person who
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 has used it for over ten years and has not gone
 -_6 blind. Now_ should patients who are facing
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 blindness_ who are forced to wait for research that's
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 not going to Occur, before going blind and not use
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 marijuana? "
 10 _ Well, that's like saying that my mother who
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 died before dialysis was available and kidney
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 transplants were available sho_ld have lived longer_
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 _5 _ Except marijuana is available. It's out
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 ...... 17 MS. SHIRLEY: Objection, Your Honors to
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 inte=ruptlng the witness,
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 - 20 JUDGE YOUMG: I think--
 21 TEE WXTNESS: X don't see -- theze are no
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 --buts slr_ the studies are not controlled. There
 23 is no evidence to support what you're saying.
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