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Michael J. Fox Foundation Joins Fight For Medical Marijuana Patients

Michael J. Fox Foundation Joins Fight For Medical Marijuana Patients

The Michael J. Fox Foundation on Wednesday joined nearly 150 patient advocates are urging Congress and the Trump administration to consider marijuana as an option for pain in an effort to stem the tide of the US opioid overdose crisis.

It’s not the first time the foundation, which is dedicated to finding a cure for Parkinson’s disease, that it has spoken out in favor of cannabis as a treatment for pain management. In July of 2016, the organization made a strong plea to “facilitate safe and legal access to medical cannabis for patients and physicians acting in accordance with state law and lift federal barriers to research.”

Michael J. Fox Foundation Joins Fight For Medical Marijuana Patients






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