Article excerpt: As marijuana legalization spreads across U.S. states, so does a debate over whether to set pot policy by potency. Dr. Rachel Knox, an Oregon physician who counsels patients on using cannabis for various conditions, says she doesn’t see […]
Article excerpt: In the retail cannabis industry, labeling and regulation go hand in hand. Within the United States, cannabis labeling regs are implemented state by state. Not surprisingly, each set of regulations is different from the next. A universal standard […]
Dr. Donald Lyman, a physician who authored Prop 64 to legalize cannabis in California, talks about his view on what Doctors for Cannabis Regulation represents.
Doctors for Cannabis Regulation marks its fifth year in operation with board members and experts talking about what it means to them for DFCR to hit this milestone.
Federal Cannabis Regulations Working Group Releases its ‘Principles for Federal Cannabis Regulations & Reform’ on 4/20
Group—Made Up of Current and Former Cannabis Regulators, Public Health Professionals, Criminal Justice Reform Advocates, Civil Rights Attorneys & Social Equity Industry Leaders—Weighs in on What Just & Equitable Regulation Should Look Like
The New Jersey Supreme Court has ruled that employers must reimburse employees for medical marijuana when it is prescribed by their doctors as a reasonable and necessary form of treatment for their workplace injuries. Read the decision below and view […]
Article excerpt: The AMA actively supports cannabis prohibition, a cornerstone of the drug war, even as it hypocritically condemns systemic racism for creating inequity and limiting access to health care among communities of color. The organization fails to appreciate or […]
Article excerpt: Using tobacco, marijuana or any drug at a young age “primes the receptors in the brain to expect that substance will keep coming,” said David Nathan, a psychiatrist and board president for Doctors for Cannabis Regulation. “That’s true […]
Article excerpt: Q2 Clinic, the first international chain of Endocannabinology clinics, today announced the appointment of Dr. Peter Grinspoon, M.D. as Chief Medical Director (CMD). Dr. Grinspoon is a primary care physician and cannabis specialist at Massachusetts General Hospital and […]
DFCR spokesperson Dr. Hugh Blumenfeld speaks to the Connecticut General Assembly Judiciary Committee Hearing on February 26, 2021 in favor of legalizing cannabis.
Doctors for Cannabis Regulation Founder and President Dr. David Nathan testifies in favor of cannabis legalization in New Jersey to the Senate Judiciary Committee on February 15, 2021.
Article excerpt: As a proud member of the NJUMR coalition, Doctors for Cannabis Regulation is grateful for all the hard work put in by lawmakers and fellow advocates to bring us to this historic moment in the advancement of public […]
Del. Jazz Lewis and a broad coalition, including DFCR spokesperson Dr. Ralph Salvagno, and other advocates, call for the passage of HB 32 via a virtual press conference.
Article excerpt: A coalition of civil rights and drug policy reform groups is calling on the governor of New Jersey to systematically issue pardons for people with marijuana convictions to supplement the state’s voter-approved move to legalize cannabis. While lawmakers […]