Medicine or Myth? The Leaf Cannabis News

The College of Family Physicians of Canada drew the ire of Canadian cannabis advocates in February, when it published a set of guidelines meant to help primary-care physicians decide when to prescribe cannabis.

Cannabis and its chemical constituents, concluded the guidelines published in the medical journal Canadian Family Physician, "are not recommended for most patients and conditions by far."

However, as Soloman Israel reports, there is far more to this story. Read on for some interesting perspectives on cannabis as medicine and why large clinical studies are under-funded.