Certified cannabinoid medicine specialist, Dr. Rachel Knox has been appointed to the Doctors for Cannabis Regulation (DFCR) board of directors. Founded in 2016, DFCR is the first global organization specifically for doctors and healthcare professionals working to promote public health and further social justice through science-backed cannabis regulation.
DFCR President and Founder Dr. David Nathan recently spoke to the Cannabis Policy Now podcast to talk about why more and more medical professionals are coming around in support of legalization. Listen Here
“It’s mostly talking and at the end patients get an electronic copy of everything. They don’t even have to take notes,” said Leslie Mendoza Temple, MD, director of NorthShore Medical Group’s Integrative Medicine program in Chicago. Fewer of Mendoza Temple’s […]
While they may feel scary, bad highs typically aren’t life-threatening, says Peter Grinspoon, MD, primary care physician at Massachusetts General Hospital, instructor at Harvard Medical School, and board member of the advocacy group Doctors For Cannabis Regulation. Full article at […]
New Jersey CannaBusiness Association recently hosted a webinar to discuss COVID-19 and cannabis as it pertains to the virus. Doctors for Cannabis Regulation board members David Nathan and Monica Taing participated in the webinar, which can be found here.
In a recent conversation published in NJ Cannabis Insider, David Nathan, a Princeton-based psychiatrist and the founder of Doctors for Cannabis Regulation, spoke about the challenges and opportunities physicians serving medical marijuana patients are currently navigating amid the COVID-19 crisis.
The global COVID-19 pandemic has drastically altered life around the world. The disease, which causes serious respiratory illness, requires that people of all ages avoid any and all behaviors which could increase the risk of transmitting or being exposed to the virus.
For millions of patients, the use of cannabis may be necessary during the COVID-19 pandemic for either acute or chronic medical problems. Although THC and CBD have palliative and immunomodulatory effects, neither have been shown to prevent, treat, or exacerbate […]
As a family doctor, I treat and prevent illness in my patients, and I am also committed to improving public health. When it comes to cannabis, I believe the best way to do this is to fully legalize its use […]
Special Committee on Federal and State Affairs Kansas Legislative Research Department Att’n Joanna Dolan 23 October, 2019; Room 346-S—Statehouse RE: S.366 Chairman Barker and committee members: My name is Dr. Wendy Askew. I am a Diplomate of the American Board […]
Special Committee on Federal and State Affairs Kansas Legislative Research Department Att’n Joanna Dolan 23 October, 2019; Room 346-S—Statehouse RE: S.366 Chairman Barker and committee members: My name is Dr. Rachel Knox, MD, and I am a spokesperson for Doctors […]
Legalization and Regulation of Medical Marijuana (1) Testimony of Donald O. Lyman, MD, DTPH For Special Committee on Federal and State Affairs Kansas Legislative Research Department Att’n Joanna Dolan 23 October, 2019; Room 346-S–Statehouse I am Doctor Donald Lyman, a […]
Special Committee on Federal and State Affairs Kansas Legislative Research Department Attn : Joanna Dolan 23 October 2019 ; Room 346-S-Statehouse RE : 5366 Chairman Barker and Committee members Thank you for the opportunity to provide the Committee with my […]
Special Committee on Federal and State Affairs Kansas Legislative Research Department Att’n Joanna Dolan 23 October, 2019; Room 346-S—Statehouse RE: S.366 Chairman Barker and committee members: Thank you for the opportunity to provide the Committee with my testimony supporting medical […]
DFCR and other medical professionals, cannabis advocates, law enforcement officials, and clergy call for the cease of cannabis arrests and release of incarcerated cannabis offenders in light of COVID-19
Washington, D.C. — The Marijuana Policy Project and other organizations are urging law enforcement officials to dramatically curtail arrests for non-violent crimes, including ceasing arrests for cannabis offenses. In addition to curtailing arrests, the organizations are calling for officials to […]
DFCR and other medical professionals, cannabis advocates, and law enforcement officials urge governors and legislative leaders to preserve and ensure cannabis access amid social distancing
Washington, D.C. — In response to escalating efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 by social distancing, the Marijuana Policy Project and other organizations have released an open letter urging governors and legislative leaders to take necessary actions to ensure […]
WSHU Public Radio, which broadcasts in New York and Connecticut, invited Dr. David Nathan to its program to discuss cannabis legalization alongside several other guests. Topics discussed include the various new challenges for human resource professionals, emergency care, and the […]
Mississippians for Compassionate Care invited Dr. Rachel Knox to discuss their “Medical Marijuana 2020” campaign, which seeks to legalize medical cannabis at the ballot box this November. Knox, representing Doctors for Cannabis Regulation, spoke at length regarding the history, science, […]
David Hershkovits – Founder, Publisher and previous Editor in Chief of PAPER Magazine – explores the budding cannabis industry through elevated conversations with some of the worlds most highly followed influencers.
Video Description: In this riveting talk, Rachel Knox, MD / MBA, explores the Endocannabinoid System (ECS) and the revolution of one. How we can take control to harness the power found in our own bodies. We will not stop until […]