Moshe Rute smokes marijuana at the Hadarim nursing home in Kibutz Naan, Israel, in early March. The Israeli government and a private company are distributing cannabis for medicinal purposes to more than 1,800 people in Israel. Uriel Sinai/Getty Images hide caption

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Tyler Scorza, 7, had his tonsils removed last year to help with his snoring. Maggie Starbard/NPR hide caption

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