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Feb. 19 and 20, 1997 – NIH Says More Study Needed to Assess Potential of Medical Marijuana

On Feb. 19 and 20, 1997, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) “convened an Ad Hoc Group of Experts, which concluded that scientific evidence was insufficient to definitively assess marijuana’s therapeutic potential and advised that the traditional scientific process should be allowed to evaluate the drug’s use for certain disorders.”