Dr. Lester Grinspoon, M.D.
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Dr. Lester Grinspoon, M.D.

Dr. Lester Grinspoon, a psychiatrist, is a retired professor at the Harvard Medical School and a well published author in the field of drugs and drug policy. He has authored more than 140 articles in scientific journals and twelve books, including Marijuana Reconsidered and Marijuana, The Forbidden Medicine.

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This article was originally published on Monday, September 15, 2003 for the Harvard Crimson Online, and has been re-posted from the November – December 2003 Cannabis Health Journal. My improbable cannabis enlightenment began in 1967. I was concerned that so many young people were using the terribly dangerous drug, marijuana,

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This article has been re-posted from the July – August 2003 Cannabis Health Journal. By Dr. Lester Grinspoon The government of the United States has a problem where medical marijuana is concerned. While there are many thousands of patients in the United States who currently use cannabis as a medicine,

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