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Prescribing Versus Recommending Medical Cannabis


Since 1996, 29 states have enacted comprehensive laws that protect and provide safe access to medical cannabis for qualified patients. Another 18 have enacted laws intended to allow certain patients to use low-THC cannabis preparations. However, dozens of other state medical cannabis laws that have been passed since the 1980s are merely symbolic because they … Continue reading Prescribing Versus Recommending Medical Cannabis

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"Marijuana in its natural form is one of the safest therapeutically active substances known to man. By any measure of rational analysis marijuana can be safely used within a supervised routine of medical care. ... It would be unreasonable, arbitrary and capricious for DEA to continue to stand between those sufferers and the benefits of this substance in light of the evidence in this record."
DEA Chief Administrative Law Judge Francis L. Young, Ruling in the matter of Marijuana Rescheduling Petition, September 6, 1988