I just got back from the yearly American Society of Addiction Medicine conference. As always, it was a treat. It’s so refreshing to be surrounding by other physicians who know addiction is a treatable illness and not a moral shortcoming. 522 more words
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What an exciting year for Medicine Freedom! Recent sentiment coming from Washington, D.C. is that common sense must continue to be applied to the research of Cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive component of the cannabis plant. 116 more words
An in-depth analysis of why the Dopamine Deficit Theory of Addiction does not explain Addiction, craving and relapse.
In the next week or so I will be critiquing a theory of addiction that has become common currency out there in internet land, which I find disturbing. 1,394 more words
This Tuesday, May 12, join us on Capitol Hill for a public luncheon briefing about marijuana and the brain. Top experts in the
field will speak about medicinal marijuana and the drug’s effect on the brain, as well as research on the impact of state marijuana policies. 125 more words