Talk of the Nation - A Clinical Dilemma: Recommending Pot to Patients

Posted on March 13th, 2013 by Logan Lafferty

Eighteen states have legalized the medical use of marijuana. As state laws change, physicians face new decisions about whether or not to recommend pot. Doctors have varying views on its therapeutic effects, as well as the ethical and legal ramifications. Guests include Dr. Michael Bostwick, professor of psychiatry, Mayo Medical School and Dr. Robert DuPont, clinical professor of psychiatry, Georgetown University Medical School.



Tags: Complementary/Alternative Medicine, Dr. Michael Bostwick, Dr. Robert DuPont, Legal / Leadership, medical marijuana, NPR, state law, therapeutic effects

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