By By Dr. Malik Burnett and Amanda Reiman, PhD, MSW

Dear Doctors,

I keep hearing about how marijuana is a good treatment for all kinds of things. What conditions do we have actual research about when it comes to marijuana as a medicine?

MMJ Curious

Dear Curious,

Thanks for your question.

You have heard the statement time and again from politicians and opponents of policy reform alike: “…we need more time to conduct research and study the plant before we think about changing the laws.”

This statement is largely disingenuous. The cannabis plant is actually one of the most widely studied plants worldwide.

A search of the US Library of Medicine database, PubMed, revealed approximately …read more