CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook takes a look at a marijuana-related health illness where diagnosis could be often missed: cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome, or CHS. He also reviews the top medical news of 2016 including the Zika virus and the opioid crisis.
Dr. Michelle Weiner is a South Florida pain doctor who prefers to prescribe her patients medical marijuana instead of opioids. One of her patients, Paul Messer, says medical marijuana has helped reduce his tremors caused by Parkinson’s disease. Video by Emily Michot and Marta Oliver Craviotto / Miami Herald Read more: https://hrld.us/2XJiTy4 More from the
State lawmakers are calling for action on a bill that would legalize medical marijuana in Wisconsin. Under the bill, patients could have access to medical marijuana with a doctor’s recommendation.