Tag Archives: marijuana
Letter in the Globe about Drug Testing for Marijuana in the Workplace Entitled “No place for overreach in marijuana crackdowns in the workplace”
Michael Alpert and I published this letter about individuals who have been fired for testing positive for marijuana in states where its use is legal, even though there have been no concerns raised about their ability to practice safely or … Continue reading
Doctors Who Use Weed Off-Duty Are Getting Their Licenses Suspended Even in states where cannabis is legal
Awesome piece at Vice news by Ankita Rao here. It is appalling that any entity would refer a physician to a state physician health program for an evaluation–that can cost $6000, and that’s before physicians are told to stay for 30 … Continue reading
See the op-ed here that Sunny Patel and I wrote in the Springfield (MA) newspaper in support of legalization of cannabis.
Provocative question! See my discussion of this issue here at Psychology Today.
Please see my just published post on Psychology Today. Although it stimulates the same brain receptors that marijuana does, synthetic marijuana (also known as K2 or Spice, among other names) is dramatically more potent than marijuana itself and also carries … Continue reading
Some think that because marijuana isn’t a “hard” drug it doesn’t cause problems. The reality is that although drugs like methamphetamine and the opiates can be devastating and even a single use might be too much, regular use of marijuana … Continue reading
See the post on my blog Almost Addicted on Psychology Today: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/almost-addicted/201301/marijuana-is-all-natural-so-what-s-the-problem