On August 11, 1930, Harry Jacob Anslinger became the director of the newly formed Federal Bureau of Narcotics (FBN) in Washington, D.C. The Voldemort of vipers, he would run the FBN with an iron fist through six presidential administrations spanning more than three decades.
The Society of Cannabis Clinicians calls on the medical board for more sensible policies towards cannabis, which includes collaboration with medical cannabis dispensaries as well as removing the stigma of cannabis as a substance of abuse.
Several Cannabis-related bills have been introduced by the U.S. Congress in the current 114th Session. Three of these relate specifically to CBD.
“Cannabis Abuse” is one of many conditions defined by the DSM under “Substance Use Disorder.” So how do doctors distinguish a Substance Use Disorder from medical use of a drug?
Chronic marijuana use by young teens was not linked with mental or physical disorders more than two decades later, a new study found.
Numerous commercial start-ups have jumped on the CBD bandwagon. But along with a growing awareness of CBD as a potential health aid there has been a proliferation of misconceptions.
How did it happen that a medical marijuana ballot initiative supported by almost 90% of Florida voters in the spring was defeated in November? Let us count the ways. “Our state is not providing the structure and safe access that we need to help our children. It is very frustrating.”
A 2012 Duke University study made international headlines when it purported to find a link between heavy marijuana use and IQ decline among teenagers. Other researchers questioned the findings almost immediately.