Article excerpt: After an 87th Legislature that saw Texas lawmakers introduce some 60 bills related to reforming the state’s marijuana laws, only two made it to Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk. Dr. Bryon Adinoff, a former Texas resident who is executive […]
The Special Collections and University Archives, UMass Amherst Libraries, are hosting an online event to honor Dr. Lester Grinspoon on Thursday, June 24, from 7-8:30 p.m. The event, a conversation among experts and activists mentored and inspired by the late […]
Doctors for Cannabis Regulation expert Dr. Mikhail Kogan provides testimony at the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission meeting held on June 1, 2021.
Article excerpt: Cities and towns in New Jersey will soon have to decide if they will ban businesses that grow, process and sell marijuana, even though there is still much that remains unknown about how the state’s powerful cannabis commission […]
DFCR expert Hugh Blumenfeld, MD, Ph.D. and DFCR Founder and board President David L. Nathan, MD make the case in an op-ed that, This year, Connecticut has the opportunity to join the 15 states that have replaced the failed policy […]
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.
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.