The Physicians’ Case for Cannabis Legalization

While physicians continue to debate the merits of marijuana reform, legalization is advancing around the country. Although still prohibited under federal law, medical marijuana is now legal in 29 states, and in eight states cannabis may be purchased by anyone […]

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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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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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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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