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War on Pain Sufferers Special Resource Collection #3
Medical Marijuana: 2000 - 2006
Compiled by A. DeLuca, M.D., MPH; Addiction, Pain, and Public Health website -; 2005-08-29; Modified: 2008-01-15.
Most recent additions: 2006-06-15 = "New!"

"Drug war posturing should not be permitted to obstruct... pharmaceutical development... especially when it comes to researching a drug with well-founded potential to reduce chronic suffering."

 [R. Dobins, President, MAPS]

Compiled by: Alexander DeLuca, M.D.; Addiction, Pain, & Public Health website (; Posted: 2005-08-29; Modified: 2008-01-15- New!
[Major Contributor:
the expert membership of the Pain Relief Network, 'a think-tank that does things']
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Pot Smoking Not Linked to Lung Cancer - Study: No Increased Risk Salynn Boyles; WebMD Medical News; 2006-05-23 Cannabinoids In Medicine: Review Of Their Therapeutic Potential
Mohamed Ben Amar; J. Ethnopharmacology, 2006
Dr. Mikuriya's Appeal: a Last Minute Twist
Fred Gardner, Counterpunch, 2006-02-11
Decreased Depression in Marijuana Users
Densona and Earleywine; Addictive Behaviors; 2005
Conflict Of Interest? - A Look at [San Diego] County's Assault On California's Medical Marijuana Law - Davis; SD CityBeat; 12/14/05 Cannabinoids Show Long-Term Benefits for MS Patients
Press release Re: study to be published Dec. '05 in J.Neuro.Neurosurg.Psych
 Marijuana World - Users, Trade, Cultivation, Research and the Anti-Prohibition Movement - Downing; Tucson Weekly; 2005-11-17 The Thin Green Line: Employers and Medical Marijuana
Paula Barran, Atty consultant to the Oregon Dept. of Human Services; 2005
Positive Marijuana Result Not Associated With Auto Crash Culpability - NORMLeZine; 8(38); 2005-09-25 Sativex Buccal Spray Cannabinoid Analgesic - Product Monograph
GW Pharma Ltd./Bayer; 2005
The Return of Reefer Madness 
Maia Szalavitz;; 2005-09-19
Medical Marijuana, American Federalism, and the Supreme Court
Lawrence Gostin, JD, LLD(Hon); Commentary, JAMA; 2005; 294(7); 842-844.
Marijuana Pipe Dreams
John Tierney; NYTimes Op-Editorial; 2005-08-28
Endocannabinoid Control of Food Intake and Energy Balance
Marzo & Matias; Nature Neuroscience.; 2005
The Right To Grow - A Second Chance for Medical Marijuana
Mike Milliard; Boston Phoenix; 2005-08-27
Crimes of Indiscretion-MJ Arrests in the United States
Jon Gettman, PhD; NORML Foundation; 2005
Scientists, Researchers and Lawmakers Demand Fairness From DEA and the Federal Government - ACLU Press Release; 2005-08-22 Up in Smoke: ONDCP's Wasted Efforts in the War on Drugs
Citizens Against Government Waste; Special Report; 2005
California Medical MJ Activist [& Chronic Pain Patient] Facing Federal Prison Time Commits Suicide; Drug War Chronicle #395; 2005-07-15 The Brain's Own Marijuana (most excellent article!!!)
Nicoll and Alger; Scientific American; 2004-12
Drug Czar Report is 'Unpublished' Data - NORML; 2005 Marijuana and Multiple Sclerosis
Goodin; Lancet Neurology; 3(2); 2004
The War on Pot - Wrong drug, wrong war
Rick Lowry, National Review Online, 2005-05-10

Endogenous Cannabinoid System Protects Against Colonic Inflammation
F. Massai et al.; Journal of  Clinical Investigation; 113(8); 2004

Marijuana May Block Alzheimer's
BBC News World Edition; 2005-02-22
Major Depressive Disorder, Suicidal Ideation and Attempt, in Twins Discordant for Cannabis Dependence and Early-Onset Use
Lynskey et al.; Arch Gen Psychiatry; 2004; 61(10); 1026-1032
Brewing a Pot of Hysteria - Editorial; Nature Neuroscience; 2005 Cannabis as a Substitute for Alcohol
Tod Mikuriya, M.D.; O'Shaughnessy's; Summer 2003
Medical Marijuana: the Pain of Prohibition
 Salim Muwakkil; Common Dreams News Center; 2004-12-29
Nonacute (Residual) Neuropsychological Effects of Cannabis Use: Qualitative Analysis and Systematic Review - Gonzalez, et al.; 2002
Taking a Leaf from 'Pot Docs'
Eric Bailey; LA Times; 2004-04-22
Marijuana Smoking and Head and Neck Cancer
Hashibe, et al.; Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 2002
  Big Lies and Bullies Trump Docs in the WOD - The LaGuardia Report Alexander DeLuca; 2002
  Marijuana and Medicine - Assessing the Scientific Base
Benson et al; Institute of Medicine; 1999

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