Pot for pets – U.S. federal law puts vets into a quandary

Dr. Jeffrey Powers examines a pet at his animal hospital in Beaver Island, Michigan, U.S., May 14, 2015. Courtesy of Marina Brown/Central Michigan University/Handout via REUTERS

(Reuters) – A wave of medical research is providing fresh evidence that marijuana may help dogs and cats cope with arthritis, epilepsy, anxiety and other maladies without the side effects of traditional drugs, but veterinarians are afraid to prescribe it for fear of running afoul of federal laws. At least 30 U.S. states have legalized […]

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