Guest columnist Adam Rothschild, a practicing family physician and medical cannabis medicine physician, says “don’t fear the reefer.”
I am a practicing family physician. Since Pennsylvania began allowing physicians to certify patients for participation in the statewide medical marijuana program in November 2017, I have also become a cannabis medicine physician.
Medical cannabis skeptics question the notion of cannabis as medicine, but I am confident that it legitimately belongs in the modern pharmacopoeia as a safe and often effective treatment for a wide range of conditions. […]