The weed war undermines science

A Columbia professor argues that research that exaggerates the effects of marijuana is spurring people to reject other types of research as well
East Bay Express (US)
Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Columbia professor Carl Hart: "The National Institute on Drug Abuse funds 90 percent of the world's research on drug abuse with our tax dollars. The mission of NIDA is to focus on pathology, or drug addiction. ... You have this disproportionate focus when, in fact, 90 percent of the people who use marijuana smoke it with no problems." (See also: Black leaders were misled about marijuana, Columbia professor says)