A Solution for CBD Health Claims

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I was disappointed but not terribly surprised that at some point the FDA (Food and Drug Administration), with its cousin the FTC (Federal Trade Commission), would take some action together against CBD companies, as mentioned in Jonathan Marx’s article1 on health claims and self-regulation, as well as Steven Schain’s article2 on the FDA Cracking the...

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...