NY Times Book Review: ‘Stoned: A Doctor’s Case For Medical Marijuana’

He delivers a readable, absorbing and informative account, laudably minimizing the yucks and emphasizing the science, or as least as much as the data allow.

NEW YORK: Two-legged or four-legged, some guinea pigs have more fun than others. Among the human variety, Dr. John Clendinning and Dr. David Casarett might be considered particularly fortunate. Back in 1843 Dr. Clendinning, a London physician and bad insomniac, reported on his personal experiences with various sleep-inducing substances. The clear winner was a tincture Read the full article…

A D.C. Doctor Makes Medical Marijuana A Specialty

Doctors seek alternatives to opioids

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA:  Twice a week at the office of Patrick Fasusi, District of Columbia residents line up to ask the pain specialist to approve their use of medical marijuana. For most, the brief wait in the lobby is longer than their consultation. As marijuana, which became legal for recreational use in the nation’s capital Read the full article…

Illinois Doctor Fined Over Medical Marijuana Slip

A company called Ataraxia is harvesting medical marijuana that will soon be sold in dispensaries around the state.

ILLINOIS:  Illinois regulators have disciplined a doctor who they say misled potential patients by offering pre-approval for medical marijuana through a Chicago company called Good Intentions — a business that’s carrying on its work with patients and plans to have a float in the city’s Thanksgiving parade. Dr. Brian Murray will be on probation for Read the full article…