Clinical Research on Medical Marijuana

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In 2017, the National Academies of Science produced a 486 page report detailing what is known about the effects of marijuana on various health conditions based on scientific research gathered to date. The report is called “The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids: The Current State of Evidence and Recommendations for Research.”  The report looks...

Can Medical Cannabis Cure Prescription Drug Abuses

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What’s wrong with our pharma industry? I understand the need to make a profit and invest in expensive research for future products – I’m a businessman. But we keep hearing a series of negative stories about drug companies. According to a recently unsealed deposition, excerpts of which appeared an article by David Armstrong of ProPublica...

Sanjay Gupta MD: Legalize medical cannabis

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Sanjay Gupta, MD, neurosurgeon and multi-Emmy Award winning chief medical correspondent for CNN, published an open letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions reflecting his five-year long study into the medical benefits of the cannabis plant.  While research at the national level has been restricted by the federal stance of marijuana as a Schedule 1 drug...