While CNN's source Joe Califano says he "wouldn't be surprised if right now at this point in time, there are more kids abusing prescription drugs than abusing marijuana," actual drug researchers would be.
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Charging per dose is clearly drug dealing; but this wasn't going on. In contrast, Hurwitz treated the patients who turned out to be addicts no differently from his other patients.
Watching the media cover marijuana is fascinating, offering deep insight into conventional wisdom, bias and failure to properly place science in context.
Could the reporters at least mention that research looking explicitly for a conclusive link between marijuana and lung cancer has repeatedly failed to find one?
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