Leonard: Array of Medical Marijuana Laws ‘Confusing and Problematic’

Updated June 20, 2016

An opinion piece by Kenneth E. Leonard, PhD, professor of psychiatry and director of UB’s Research Institute on Addictions, about the variations from state to state in what is considered “medical marijuana” calls the array of state and federal laws regarding the use of medical marijuana “confusing and problematic for those who might benefit,” and suggests, “It is vitally important that we clear the hurdles to clinical research on marijuana, and that we accelerate research addressing the potential benefits and harms.”