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1. Abuse, National Institute on Drug. “Marijuana as Medicine.” NIDA, Relevance The purpose of this study was to evaluate the medicinal effects of Marijuana. The information in this article is relevant as it provides appropriate insights in relation to Marijuana effects of health and its contribution to the healthcare sector. Largely, this article relates to my thesis; “The economic and Health contribution of Marijuana. The article has forwarded numerous contributions of Marijuana in relation to health. For instance, improving the immune systems and relieving chronic pain. () as supported by another article by (), it is clear that the article advances its arguments which are also supported by different authors who have conducted an empirical research on the same concern. Therefore, this article has immensely contributed to the critical understanding of the contributions of Marijuana on the health of an individual. Authority The article has been authored by the National Institute on Drugs (NIDA). NIDA is an institution that conducts numerous researches in relation to different types of drugs. Therefore, the authors are related to NIDA which is a drug research institute. In fact, the information regarding NIDA is ( ). In this article, you will find all the information aligned to NIDA as an institution. NIDA (2017) in this particular article have incorporate numerous articles and authoritative sources in support of their arguments. Some of the articles used include; 1. Bachhuber MA, Saloner B, Cunningham CO, Barry CL. Medical cannabis laws and opioid analgesic overdose mortality in the United States, 1999-2010. JAMA Intern Med . 2014;174(10):1668-1673. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.4005. 2. Finney JW, Humphreys K, Harris AHS. What ecologic analyses cannot tell us about medical marijuana legalization and opioid pain medication mortality. JAMA Intern Med . 2015;175(4):655-656. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.8006. 3. Bachhuber MA, Saloner B, Barry CL. What ecologic analyses cannot tell us about medical marijuana legalization and opioid pain medication mortality--reply. JAMA Intern Med . 2015;175(4):656-657. doi:10.1001/jamainternmed.2014.8027. 4. Powell D, Pacula RL, Jacobson M. Do Medical Marijuana Laws Reduce Addiction and Deaths Related to Pain Killers? RAND Corporation; 2015. 0/RAND_WR1130.pdf Accessed April 6, 2017.
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