By Steven M
U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams has declared medicinal marijuana should be studied and treated like any other pain relief drugs though in the same breath said he could not lean towards legalizing its recreational use.
“Under medical marijuana, I believe it should be like any other drug,” Adams said Friday in Indianapolis. “We need to let the FDA vet it, study it, vet it. The FDA has actually approved cannabidiol oil and some derivatives of marijuana, Marijuana is not one substance. It’s actually over 100 different substances, some of which benefit, some of which are harmful.”
Adams, the late Indiana state health commissioner who was sworn in as surgeon general back in September, recognized that his national post has typically opposed tobacco smoking, a position that fits into his opposition to marijuana for recreational use.
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