Author and palliative care physician David Casarett joins us on today’s episode of Modern Notion Daily to discuss his new book, Stoned: A Doctor’s Case for Medical Marijuana (Current, July 2015). When a patient with advanced cancer asked Casarett about the effects of medical marijuana (positive or negative), he realized that he actually didn’t know anything about it. So he decided to investigate the real medical implications of the drug for himself, by reading studies, talking to patients, and a little self-experimentation.

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