Nancy Sajben, MD, forwarded this very well made ad for an Oregon delivery service, satirizing the drug-company commercials that forever emanate from our screens… Every touch —from the soccer mom opening sequence to the rapidfire listing of side effects at the end— is just right! Hats off to David Martin and the Communications team at Briteside Holdings.

Big PhRMA is the ultimate upholder of marijuana prohibition. SCC founder Tod Mikuriya, MD, often made the point that marijuana use should be considered  in its real-world  context —as an alternative to pharmaceuticals and booze— and thus recognized as extremely safe.

Ten years ago Jeffrey Hergenrather, MD, wrote an editorial for O’Shaughnessy’s, “Ask Your Doctor if Cannabis is right for you,” using the same take-off point.