Article excerpt: “Do you approve of amending the Constitution to legalize a controlled form of marijuana called ‘cannabis’? Only adults at least 21 years of age could use cannabis. The State commission created to oversee the State’s medical cannabis program […]
Article excerpt: This story is part of a series of profiles, The CannaInfluencers: The people shaping the cannabis industry in the Garden State. Written by NJ Cannabis Insider reporters, the profiles will publish in the weeks leading up to the […]
DFCR Founder and President David Nathan co-authors an opinion piece with Paul Armentano regarding the upcoming vote to legalize cannabis in New Jersey. Article excerpt: Having spent many years working on marijuana policy, we’ve had ringside seats to the dramatic […]
Article excerpt: Despite being signed into law in July 2019, many of the improvements touted by Jake Honig’s Law, which expanded the state’s medical marijuana program, have yet to be implemented, frustrating physicians, healthcare professionals and attorneys operating in the […]
David L. Nathan, MD on introducing the Universal Cannabis Product Symbol and the Universal Cannabis Information Label at Cannabis Science and Technology. Read the article at Cannabis Science and Technology
Drug Policy Alliance Leads Extensive Coalition of Public Health Organizations and Professionals in Calling on Congress to Support Marijuana Reform
Washington, D.C. – Today, the Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) led a group of 16 public health organizations and over 100 public health professionals in calling on members of Congress to support comprehensive marijuana reform by bringing the Marijuana Opportunity Reinvestment & Expungement […]
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
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.
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 […]
Dr. David Nathan testimony for United States House Subcommittee ‘Cannabis Policies for the New Decade’
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 […]
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 […]
“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.
David L. Nathan, MD, Joycelyn Elders, MD, Bryon Adinoff, MD. 21st Century Reefer Madness, Psychiatric Times, Volume 36 Issue 4. April 10, 2019