Penny Daugherty on Misinformation Surrounding Medical Marijuana

June 1, 2017
Penny Daugherty, RN, MSN, OCN

Penny Daugherty, RN, MSN, OCN, of Northside Hospital Cancer Institute, discusses the harmful and confusing misinformation that surrounds medical marijuana.

Penny Daugherty, RN, MSN, OCN, of Northside Hospital Cancer Institute, discusses the harmful and confusing misinformation that surrounds medical marijuana.

There are claims that medical marijuana can shrink tumors, but that has not yet been proven. Overall, the image of marijuana as a "joint" does not represent medicine. These representations can mislead patients and the general public.