Jon Gettman
Jon Gettman is an Associate Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Shenandoah University. He is best known in the medical cannabis community for his work on two unsuccessful efforts to have cannabis rescheduled under the federal Controlled Substances Act. Dr. Gettman has also played a lead role in documenting and publicizing racial disparities in marijuana arrests. Currently a member of Patients Out of Time’s Board of Directors, he also previously served as NORML’s National Director where he developed the foundation for the organization’s activist network.

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Interactions between Cannabis and Prescription Drugs

Interactions between Cannabis and Prescription Drugs

Cannabis Interactions (Drugs.com) This is an interactive dataset at Drugs.com.  According to the site, there are 393 drugs known to interact with cannabis, along with 1 alcohol/food interaction. Of the total drug interactions, 27 are major, and 366 are moderate.  The...

The Chemistry of Care

The Chemistry of Care

I met Raphael Mechoulam in May 2004 at the 3rd National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics in Charlottesville, Virginia.  Dr. Mechoulam, along with his colleagues at Hebrew University, first isolated THC as the active ingredient in cannabis and identified...