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Marijuana Studies and FDA Approved Pharma Drugs

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In a recent post we examined the side affects of common Psoriasis medications and asked why the much safer option of Cannabis topicals was not allowed as a first treatment or in conjunction with the costly injections. The following is an excerpt from a post by Anthony Gucciardi that examines this idea on a much larger scale.


"Some advocacy websites have even compiled hundreds of studies in an easy-to-read format surrounding marijuana, which hasled numerous journalists to ask the obvious question: “why are we spending so much time researching an illegal drug for its numerous benefits while stamping side-effect-riddled drugs with the FDA stamp of approval with far less research?”

An analysis of 200 FDA-backed pharmaceutical drugs even found that almost 33% of approved drugs were granted the approval over a single piece of clinical study."

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Read the full post here.