Fair Play for the NFL and America

Election Day is tomorrow, and while the nation is mostly preoccupied with the presidential race, nine states are deciding whether to legalize cannabis in some form. Five of those states (Arizona, California, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada) are voting on full […]

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An Open Letter to the National Football League

Together with the undersigned former and current players across the National Football League, we believe the time has come to reconsider your policy on cannabis. Our organization, Doctors for Cannabis Regulation (DFCR), does not promote the personal use of this […]

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Use of cannabinoids in cancer care: palliative care

Integrating cim into oncologic palliative care promises to improve overall health-related quality of life, to provide further relief from distressing symptoms and spiritual suffering, and to bring hope to patients and families facing terminal illness. Published: https://current-oncology.com/index.php/oncology/article/view/2962/2087

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Don’t fall for warnings about cannabis

It’s no secret. Most Americans now favor making marijuana legal. The national numbers are similar to those in Rhode Island, where a recent poll showed that 57 percent of Rhode Island residents support legalization. Prohibitionists are rapidly losing the debate […]

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Cannabis in cancer care

Cannabis has been used in medicine for thousands of years prior to achieving its current illicit substance status. Cannabinoids, the active components of Cannabis sativa, mimic the effects of the endogenous cannabinoids (endocannabinoids), activating specific cannabinoid receptors, particularly CB1 found […]

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How to regulate cannabis when it’s legal

It’s becoming a cliché: The tide is turning in the debate over cannabis. Sanjay Gupta, CNN’s chief medical correspondent, publicly reversed his position and now supports medical cannabis. Republican Gov. Chris Christie just expanded New Jersey’s medicinal marijuana laws. In the past month, New […]

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Why cannabis should be legal for adults

David Frum is one of today’s best and most reasoned conservative political voices, so his recent CNN.com op-ed on marijuana policy was just a little disappointing. Not because he advocates the drug’s decriminalization — he rightly thinks locking people up or arresting […]

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