Professor of Psychiatry at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth University
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Should Marijuana Be a Medical Option?"
"There's a lot of preliminary date, lab date, that some of the molecules in cannabis may be effective for a number of conditions. But really getting a handle on studying it, and doing studies we need to do to find out if it works, it's gonna take a while."
"The Problem with Studying Medical Marijuana," by Sera Congi, Channel 3 News, Vermont, Apr. 6, 2004
Experts PhD's and JD's (lawyers) with significant post-doctoral involvement in medical marijuana issues; judges who have presided over medical marijuana cases. [Note: Experts definition varies by site.]
Involvement and Affiliations:
Professor of Psychiatry, Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth University
Former Professor of Psychiatry and Researcher, University of Arkansas Center for Addiction Research
Principal Investigator of two National Institute on Drug Abuse-funded research grants: Behavioral Treatment of Adolescent Marijuana Abuse and Clinical Significance of Marijuana Withdrawal
Former Professor, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Vermont
Cowritten with Hughes, J.R., Vandrey, R.G., Moore, B.A., and Bahrenburg, B., "Oral Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol Suppresses Cannabis Withdrawal," Drug and Alcohol Dependence, (in press)
Cowritten with Moore, B.A., Higgins, S.T., and Rocha, H.L., "Clinical Trial of Abstinence-Based Vouchers and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Cannabis Dependence," Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, (in press)
Cowritten with Vandrey, R., Moore, B.A., and Hughes, J.R., "Comparison of Tobacco and Marijuana Withdrawal," American Journal of the Addictions, 2005
Cowritten with Kamon, J.L., and Stanger, C.S., "A Contingency Management Intervention for Adolescent Marijuana Abuse and Conduct Problems," Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2005
Cowritten with Hughes, J.R., Moore, B.A., and Vandrey, R.A., "A Review of the Validity and Significance of the Cannabis Withdrawal Syndrome," American Journal of Psychiatry, 2004