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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Medical Marijuana

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Ganja, weed, pot — it’s more than the munchie-inducing, giggle-causing sticky icky that the movies make it out to be. With Colorado and Washington at the forefront of marijuana legalization, people seem to forget that the medical use of marijuana has been around for centuries across many cultures. The laws may still be fuzzy in some states, so here are 10 things you didn’t know about medical marijuana, plus a few facts about the influence (and benefits) it has on your body.

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[Infographic via Visual.ly]