Countries with medical marijuana(Composite image credit: [Photo] Mario Tama/Getty Images; [Cannabis graphic] Fred the Oyster/Openclipart)

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As the medical value of cannabis gains traction with medical professionals and policy makers, medical cannabis reforms are taking hold in U.S. states and countries around the word. To date, medical cannabis is legally available to some degree for patients in at least 20 countries. 

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20 countries with medical marijuana

Argentina
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Gallery source links: AP (Argentina), CNN (Australia), The Canberra Times (Australia), California NORML (USA), Extract (USA), ProCon.org (USA), MedicalMarijuana.ca (Canada), Dutch Medical Cannabis Program (Netherlands), Los Angeles TImes (Uruguay), Romania Insider (Romania), Associated Press (Chile), Reuters (Chile), NORML (Austria), ProCon.org (Austria), Transnational Institute (Czech Republic), Colombia Reports (Colombia), Associated Press (Croatia), Associated Press (Jamaica), International Business Times (Israel), CNN (Germany), Sensi Seeds (Finland), International Business Times (Italy), Balkan Insight (Macedonia), CNN (Portugal), International Business Times (Spain)
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Open source graphics links: Fred the Oyster/Openclipart (Czech Republic), Anonymous/Openclipart (Croatia), Fred the Oyster/Openclipart (Macedonia), Firkin/Openclipart (Germany)