Physician attitudes regarding the prescription of medical marijuana.

  title={Physician attitudes regarding the prescription of medical marijuana.},
  author={Anthony Charuvastra and Peter D Friedmann and Michael D Stein},
  journal={Journal of addictive diseases},
  volume={24 3},
Surveys of physicians' attitudes regarding the therapeutic value of marijuana are rare. Drawing on a national sample of family physicians, general internists, obstetrician-gynecologists, psychiatrists, and addiction specialists, 960 (adjusted response rate 66%) offered opinions about the legal prescription of marijuana as medical therapy. Thirty-six percent believed prescribed marijuana should be legal and 26% were neutral to the proposition. Non-moralistic attitudes toward substance use were… CONTINUE READING


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