April 2014 | Volume 97 | Issue 3
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Table of Contents
Medicine or Menace?
What we know about medical marijuana
BY HOWARD BELL
Proposed legislation will increase access to an antidote to opioid overdose.
BY JEANNE METTNER
Rocky Mountain reality
Minnesota can learn from Colorado’s experience with medical marijuana.
BY KIM KISER
Taking a stand
What physicians are saying about legalizing marijuana
Medical marijuana—coming soon to a medicine cabinet near you?
Where the nation stands in terms of legalizing medical cannabis
BY JULIANA MILHOFER, J.D.
The marijuana debate
BY CHARLES R. MEYER, M.D.
Marijuana for PTSD study inches closer. Are e-cigarettes a gateway to smoking? Parents’ views on kids and drugs. A primer on opioid prescribing
A Protocol for Addressing Acute Pain and Prescribing Opioids
CLINICAL AND HEALTH AFFAIRS
BY HOWARD EPSTEIN, M.D., CARMEN HANSEN, B.S.N., AND DAVID THORSON, M.D.
THE PHYSICIAN ADVOCATE
The MMA's monthly report on policy, people and politics
A sane solution to an irrational standoff
Why we need to reschedule cannabis
BY J. MICHAEL BOSTWICK, M.D.
One more potential therapy
Why we need to legalize medical marijuana
BY JACOB MIRMAN, M.D.
Why we need to be cautious about medical marijuana
BY CAROL FALKOWSKI
Medical marijuana—are we ready?
Why the medical community needs to be educated
BY CHARLES REZNIKOFF, M.D.
Forcing a pause
Finding gratitude on our life’s journey is an intentional act.
BY PIERRE TAWFIK