Patients have been asking me one question with increasing frequency: What do you think about medical marijuana?
Medical Marijuana and Psychiatry
As the reputation of medical cannabis among cancer patients grows, so does its acceptance among medical professionals and government officials.
Compassionate Populism on the Road to Rediscovering Cannabis as Medicine
Let’s move ahead with genuinely medical cannabis products, and stop using “medicating” as a euphemism for getting wasted. People who really want to…
Cannabis Has Medical Value; Medical Marijuana is a Fraud
The moral status of selling cannabis aside, real local burdens exist for having retail stores, just as they do for having liquor stores. So why not allow home delivery?
Marijuana Retail Stores: Do We Really Need Them?
As the momentum away from marijuana prohibition gains strength, my memory of what happened to a 24-year-old soldier from Ohio keeps a key question in my mind.
When the Price of Prohibition Became Questionable
For many if not most addiction and recovery professionals, the notion that marijuana ought to be legal is difficult to swallow. Laws that permit legal access to marijuana are…
Legal Marijuana: When the Issue is Personal
Today’s image of a cultivated cannabis consumer – a responsible, contributing adult member of society who uses marijuana for assorted medical or personal reasons – has required decades to redefine itself.
The Changing Face of the Cannabis Consumer
A sensible person should accept that legalization is coming, and concentrate on preventing the larger harm, which is a bad system of legalization.
How to Avoid ‘Dumb’ Marijuana Legalization
Proponents and opponents of marijuana prohibition argue a lot. They each try to estimate the advantages and disadvantages of pitting prohibition against freedom.
Will Marijuana Prohibition Save the World?
Marijuana may not be as addictive as tobacco or heroin, but 1 in every 6 teens (and 1 in every 11 adults) who ever try marijuana will become addicted to it.