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Researching Marijuana for Therapeutic Purposes: The Potential Promise of Cannabidiol (CBD)

Nora Volkow | Posted 07.23.2015 | Science
Nora Volkow

CBD appears to be a safe drug with no addictive effects, and the preliminary data suggest that it may have therapeutic value for a number of medical conditions. Addressing barriers that slow clinical research with CBD would accelerate progress.

How to Cover Up Research Abuse and Intimidate Critics

Carl Elliott, M.D., Ph.D. | Posted 10.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Carl Elliott, M.D., Ph.D.

Imagine that you lose your only son to suicide in a medical experiment. When you try to get his study records, the university refuses. When you file suit, the university argues successfully in court that it is "immune." Believe it or not, these are the actions taken by the University of Minnesota.