Weâve all heard the claims before â from federal officials, police groups opposing state medical marijuana bills, etc. â that there is no evidence that marijuana is a legitimate medicine. Readers of this blog know thatâs nonsense, but thereâs been a need for an article in the peer-reviewed scientific literature that lays out the scientific case in a clear, tightly-focused way.
Recently, a group of scientists published a review article in the Journal of Opioid Management that does just that. The article, âMedicinal Use of Cannabis in the United States: Historical Perspectives, Current Trends, and Future Directions,â is one every medical marijuana activist should keep handy. Read the rest of this entry »