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Could medical marijuana ease PTSD symptoms?

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A portion of marijuana is seen under a magnifying glass at "Abundant Healing" store April 19, 2010 in Fort Collins, Colorado. Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Twenty states have legalized medical marijuana, including California.

There's a lot of anecdotal evidence that pot can help combat depression and ease anxiety, and yet there isn't a whole lot of scientific research to back those claims.  But that could soon change.

Sue Sisley, MD, joins the show to talk about the hurdles she faces in doing a clinical study with marijuana. 

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