NJ.com reports: New Jersey's top doctor Tuesday encouraged physicians and medical students to embrace cannabis as another tool to help their patients, despite acknowledging that rigorous scientific research is lacking.
Here are a few highlights of his message but be sure to click on the full story to read the full article and watch a video from the day's event:
- "At the end of the day, this is about patients. The Department of Health is pushing this because...many times it is the best therapy you can give them."
- "I want this to be in physicians' and other providers' heads as a therapeutic option -- not something separate, not sort of in a different category like alternative medicine. This really is reaching a level of relevance and importance to patients,"