DFCR in the Media
As DFCR’s reach has grown, we’ve been unable to keep up with our physicians’ interaction with the media. For recent media appearances, please look at this Google News search.
“Marijuana Laws in America: Racial Justice and the Need for Reform;” Testimony before the United States House Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security; David L. Nathan, MD, DFAPA; July 10, 2019
Doctors Group Pushes For Legalizing Marijuana, from NY State of Politics, Spectrum News, 6/12/2019.
“NJ lawmakers hear testimony on recreational marijuana legislation,” KYW Newsradio, June 20, 2017. DFCR Board Chair David L. Nathan, MD, DFAPA speaks Kim Glovas
“Cannabis Connection: 4 Reasons It’s Hard to Judge Studies,” David Jenison, Paste, February 10, 2017
“Docs for Cannabis? There’s a Group for That,” Ryan Basen, MedPage Today, January 21, 2017
“How pot can be a weapon in NJ’s war on addiction,” Steve Trevelise, New Jersey 101.5, January 13, 2017
“Decriminalizing marijuana makes sense,” John Delaney, The Eagle, December 28, 2016
“Doctors For Cannabis Regulation Has A Powerful Message” Johnny Green, Weed News, December 26, 2016
“Prohibition Light,” Las Vegas Review Journal, November 4, 2016
“Pro-marijuana doctors explain their support for legalization,” MassLive, November 4, 2016
“Marijuana Legalization 2016: A Voter Guide,” Live Science, October 28, 2016
“Your doctor is probably more worried about your weight than your marijuana use, study finds,” Washington Post, October 5, 2016
“No ‘edible’ marijuana: Is NJ making a mistake?,” NJ 101.5, September 22, 2016
“The stark difference in how doctors and the government view marijuana,” Washington Post, August 29, 2016
“Cannabis Remains on DEA’s Most Dangerous Drugs List, But Agency Ruling Expands Research,” NJTV, August 17, 2016
“Government won’t reclassify marijuana, N.J. experts hope for a change in the future,” Press of Atlantic City, August 11, 2016
New Jersey 101.5, June 27, 2016. DFCR Board Chair David L. Nathan, MD, DFAPA speaks with Steve Trevelise about legalizing cannabis in New Jersey.
“N.J. doctors for pot: Legalization, taxation will limit crime, health risks,” David L. Nathan, MD, DFAPA, nj.com, June 26, 2016
“A Doctor Explains How Medical Studies Can Differ Wildly on Cannabis,” David Jenison, PRØHBTD, Dr. Sunil Aggarwal, May 16, 2016
“Doctors vs. Bureaucrats: The Battle to Prohibit Cannabis,” David Jenison, PRØHBTD, with Dr. Sunil Aggarwal, May 10, 2016
“Will the DEA Reschedule Cannabis? A Doctor Takes a Guess,” David Jenison, PRØHBTD, with Dr. Sunil Aggarwal, May 10, 2016
“Spice: Americans turn to dangerous ‘synthetic marijuana’ to evade drug tests,” The Guardian, May 10, 2016. DFCR cited.
“Medical Doctors Unite to End Prohibition,” David Jenison, PRØHBTD, with Dr. Sunil Aggarwal, May 4, 2016
“Combat Veterans with PTSD to Get First-of-its-kind Marijuana Trial Test,” Christy Wilcox, NBC3 News Las Vegas, May 2, 2016. Featuring DFCR Board Member Member Dr. Sue Sisley.
“Top Doctors Form Group to Back Cannabis Legalization,” Marijuana Business Daily, April 25, 2016
“Doctors Come Together to Advocate for Marijuana Legalization,” Joe Klare, The Smoking Bud, April 22, 2016
“New Group ‘Doctors For Cannabis Regulation’ Is Going to Euthanize the War on Weed,” David Downs, East Bay Express, April 20, 2016
“Higher Learning,” High NY, April 18, 2016
“More and More Doctors Want to Make Marijuana Legal,” Christopher Ingraham, Washington Post, April 15, 2016
“Historic Federal Summit on Medicine Marijuana Is Slanted By Drug War Agenda,” East Bay Express, Oakland, March 22, 2016. DFCR Board Member Dr. Aggarwal is quoted and DFCR Board Member Dr. Sisley and Honorary Board Member Dr. Abrams are mentioned in this article criticizing the slant of an NIH Summit on Marijuana.
“Use of Cannabinoids in Cancer Care: Palliative Care – Commentary in Special Issue of Current Oncology,” published by Sunil Aggarwal, MD, PhD, March 2016. Dr. Aggarwal highlights key findings, studies, and clinical practices in the application of what he terms cannabinoid integrative medicine in palliative care.
“Dr. Sue Sisley: Cannabis Medical Research is Being Kept in the Dark as Thousands Die Each Year,”Henry Truc, Equities.com, December 2, 2015
“Health Scientist Blacklisting and the Meaning of Marijuana in the Oval Office in the Early 1970s,” Medium, July 1, 2015. DFCR Board Member Dr. Aggarwal publishes an article which unpacks the Nixon Tapes and describes the meaning of marijuana for the U.S. Presidential Administration which created and placed it in Schedule I.
Op/Ed, Providence Journal, June 27, 2015. DFCR Board Chair David L. Nathan, MD, DFAPA, addresses health concerns as cannabis legalization is considered in Rhode Island.
“Cannabis in Cancer Care,” Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Donald Abrams, MD, DFCR Honorary Board Member, co-author, June 2015. Dr. Abrams, a leading oncologist and pioneer in AIDS research, reviews the literature on cannabis use in cancer patients.
“Debate to Legalize Cannabis in New Jersey,” NJTV News, Feb 18, 2015. David Nathan addresses NJ Gov. Chris Christie’s assertion that legalization will harm children and adolescents.
“Launch of New Jersey United for Marijuana Reform,” NBC 4, New York, February 18, 2015. Coalition plans to push to legalize cannabis in New Jersey.
“Fighting marijuana … or reality?,” CNN, David Nathan, September 12, 2013. David Nathan says David Frum’s op-ed on CNN.com shows why Americans are becoming deaf to the critics of pot legalization.
“How to regulate pot when it’s legal,” CNN, David Nathan, August 27, 2013. David Nathan says pot is going to be legal; let’s consider the concerns of both advocates and opponents to come up with regulations.
“More and more Americans want pot legal,” CNN, David Nathan, January 16, 2013. David Nathan responds to comments to his column urging that pot be legal.
“Why marijuana should be legal for adults,” CNN, David Nathan, January 9, 2013. David Nathan disputes David Frum’s view that pot should be illegal, but agrees kids should avoid it. So, he says, make it legal for adults.