[quote]Multiple studies have shown that pro-medical marijuana states have reported fewer opiate deaths and there are no deaths related to marijuana overdose on record. http://reut.rs/2r74Sbe
But marijuana-derived drugs could take longer than usual to hit the market as the federal government considers marijuana a “schedule 1” substance - a dangerous drug with no medicinal value - making added approvals necessary. Any drug typically takes at least a decade from discovery to approval.
It could be worth the wait.
An FDA-approved marijuana-based painkiller would ensure consistent dosing and potency, and availability across the country, analysts and experts said.[/quote]
What are your thoughts? I want this medicine to become available to everyone ASAP, but would like consistent dosing, potency, and availability.