Dr. David Nathan testimony for United States House Subcommittee ‘Cannabis Policies for the New Decade’
“The enthusiasm for CBD has clearly outpaced the hard-core scientific evidence for what it actually does,” says Peter Grinspoon, instructor at Harvard Medical School and a board member for Doctors for Cannabis Regulation. “A lot of the studies we have […]
Military Matters, a podcast that explores issues important to service members, veterans, contractors, and the communities that support them. Episode 1 Description: In this debut episode, hosts Rod Rodriguez and Desmon Farris focus on cannabis, which recently has become a […]
Al Harrington, the former NBA forward and founder of cannabis company Viola, is championing medical cannabis in basketball. “The day-to-day pain management issues that players deal with can be dealt with through cannabis,” Harrington said of athletes who are often […]
New Jersey Assembly and Senate committees held hearings on Thursday to discuss a resolution that would put the question of marijuana legalization before voters on the 2020 ballot. The Oversight, Reform and Federal Relations Committee debated the legislation at a […]
The dispensing of medical marijuana varies significantly by state, with some states allowing risker environments than others, said Monica Bopha Taing, a clinical cannabis consultant, a board director of Doctors for Cannabis Regulation and a registered pharmacist who worked in […]
ABSTRACT Background: The legalization of cannabis for adult use is being increasingly embraced in several countries and local entities. A driving force for these changes has been the individual, family, community, societal, and economic costs of cannabis prohibition, which have […]
Alex Berenson is a former New York Times reporter and the author of Tell Your Children: The Truth About Madness, Marijuana and Violence, a controversial tome that has been widely dismissed by many scientists as a cherry-picking, fearmongering book that […]
The most extreme pro-cannabis narratives claim that cannabis is harmless, even a cure-all for diseases that has been suppressed by greedy pharmaceuticals. The anti-cannabis narrative, meanwhile, has used alarmist reporting to imply that smoking weed will turn you into a […]
In January 2019, cannabis legalization seemed imminent in New York. For years, legalization had been blocked by the Republican-controlled State Senate, but now there was a new Democratic majority. The only question seemed to be how – not whether – the legal framework […]
Background: Medicine stands at the threshold of numerous applications for medical marijuana. If the US adopts a thoughtful and comprehensive policy to deliver access to medical marijuana, we have the opportunity to improve public health and simultaneously improve healthcare policy […]
Dr. Peter Grinspoon speaks with Thinking Outside the Bud podcast host Bruce Eckfeldt.
“We must stop using a sledgehammer to kill a weed.” – David L. Nathan MD, DFPA Analytical Cannabis covers Dr. Nathan’s testimony to members of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on crime, terrorism, and homeland security. Full article at Analytical Cannabis
DFCR Founder David L. Nathan testifies at the first U.S. Congressional Committee Hearing on Cannabis Legalization
I speak to you today as the founder and board president of Doctors for Cannabis Regulation (or DFCR). DFCR is the leading national physicians’ association dedicated to the legalization, taxation and – above all – the effective regulation of cannabis for adults. DFCR has hundreds of respected physician members in nearly every US state and territory.