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NIH "research" on Medical Marijuana : objectivity or kangaroo court?

Stephan Anagnostaras stephan at ucla.edu
Sat Feb 1 16:01:09 EST 1997

In article <moo-0102971106520001 at sl16.midtown.net>, moo at midtown.net (Bryan
Cowan) wrote:

> In article <32f38144.0 at seashell.california.com>, holson at california.com
> (Howard Olson) wrote:
> >         The recent New England Journal of Medicine article supporting
> > Marijuana has forced the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to offer
> > at least a pretense of openness to investigating the use of marijuana
> > objectively. It remains to be seen whether that is possible for the
> > Statist ideologues at NIH.
> Have you noticed that all requests for research into medical marijuana,
> even by private institutions using federal funding, are either refused or
> not funded? And then the feds have the chutzpah to say there's *not enough
> evidence* to support legalizing marijuana for medical use. Further proof
> that the state is the enemy of personal freedom.

I know someone who is funded to do THC research. Then again, it's because
he's working with THC antagonists :)

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