norml08 - Page 40

Page 40 Previous , Next , Original Image
Return to Index

 ::_ .....
 (v) Studies or reports involving drug substances
 other than the precise substance at issue;
 (vi) Studies or reports involving the substance at
 issue combined with other drug substances;
 (vii) Studies conducted by persons not qualified by
 scientific training and experience to evaluate the
 safety and effectiveness of the substance at issue;
 (viii) Opinions of experts based entirely on
 unrevealed or unspecified information;
 (ix) Opinions of experts based entirely on
 theoretical evaluations of safety or
 Bad Medicine B/f__An_Standard
 My predecessor as DEA Administrator developed and
 relied upon an eight-point test to determine whether
 .marijuana has accepted medical uses. 54 FR 53783 (December
 .i :............ 29_ 1989):
 i. Scientifically determined and accepted knowledge of its
 2. The toxicology and pharmacology of the substance in
 3. Establishment of its effectiveness in humans through
 scientifically designed clinical trials:
 4. General availability of the substance and information
 regarding the substance and its use:
 5. Recognition of its clinical use in generally accepted
 pharmacopeia, medical references_ journals or
 6. Specific indications for the treatment of recognized
 7. Recognition of the use of the substance by
 organizations or associations of physicians; and
 8. Recognition and use of the substance by a substantial
 ............. segment of the medical practitioners in the United

Previous , Next , Return to Index