Patients have been asking me one question with increasing frequency: What do you think about medical marijuana?
Medical Marijuana and Psychiatry
Should our laws acknowledge and meaningfully address marijuana’s potential harms by investing new tax revenues in science-based public education?
Marijuana Killed My Soul and Ruined My Brain
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
Standing up and putting on your coat, your departing comment was, “I’m not going to listen to this. You can’t get addicted to marijuana.” I’m sorry you didn’t stick around.
Cannabis Crossroads: I Wish You Had Stayed
The claims are made, both stridently and with certainty. Marijuana is not addictive. Marijuana is not a gateway drug. But, how are these words interpreted?
Is the Road to Legalization Paved with Risk for the Heavy User?
TV personality Art Linkletter’s 20 year-old daughter committed suicide in 1969. He believed she was experiencing an LSD flashback when she jumped from a window.
He Changed His Mind About Marijuana Laws. Why?
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
We asked our professional contributors to reflect on the year, and share with us the most shocking or significant event that left an impact on the addiction industry.
What Was the Biggest Addiction Moment of 2014?
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.