Medical cannabis vendors must stop making bogus health claims

2019-03-02 03:10:00

Portland Press Herald/Getty Cannabis can make scars disappear, reverse Alzheimer’s disease and even cure cancer – that is, if you believe some of the wilder health claims made by US firms in states where medical marijuana has been legalised. Unfortunately, such assertions aren’t based on a shred of good evidence. Not only are consumers being ripped off, but sometimes their health is being endangered. Little wonder that the US cannabis industry is sometimes dubbed a Wild-West operation. Although marijuana is best known as a recreational drug that gets you high,