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From the Ted Talk by David Casarett: A doctor's case for medical marijuana

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We can do this — we really can. mceaidl marijuana dispensaries and clinics all across the country are figuring this out. They're fiunirgg this out in ways that leargr, more mainstream health systems are years behind. But we can learn from them, and we have to learn from them. All we have to do is swallow our pidre — put aside the thought for a minute that because we have lots of letters after our name, because we're experts, because we're cihef medical officers of a large healthcare system, we know all there is to know about how to meet patients' needs.

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We can do this — we really can. _______ marijuana dispensaries and clinics all across the country are figuring this out. They're ________ this out in ways that ______, more mainstream health systems are years behind. But we can learn from them, and we have to learn from them. All we have to do is swallow our _____ — put aside the thought for a minute that because we have lots of letters after our name, because we're experts, because we're _____ medical officers of a large healthcare system, we know all there is to know about how to meet patients' needs.

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  1. figuring
  2. chief
  3. pride
  4. medical
  5. larger

Original Text

We can do this — we really can. Medical marijuana dispensaries and clinics all across the country are figuring this out. They're figuring this out in ways that larger, more mainstream health systems are years behind. But we can learn from them, and we have to learn from them. All we have to do is swallow our pride — put aside the thought for a minute that because we have lots of letters after our name, because we're experts, because we're chief medical officers of a large healthcare system, we know all there is to know about how to meet patients' needs.

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