Medical Marijuana: Should We Be Concerned About Quality?

A conversation with food scientist and natural health expert Mary Mulry, PhD

By Natural Medicine Journal

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Putting political issues aside, some experts are questioning the quality and consistency of cannabis plants used for medicinal purposes.

Approximate listening time is 20 minutes.

For more information on this topic, click here to listen to our interview with oncologist Donald Abrams, MD.

Mary Mulry, PhD, is president of FoodWise, a consulting firm dedicated to the development of organic, natural and functional foods; dietary supplements; quality systems; nutrition strategy; and product standards. Prior to consulting, Mulry was the director of product development, healthy living and central market brands at H-E-B, a retailer located in San Antonio, Tex. She has more than 18 years of experience in various aspects of product development, and in-depth experience with technical and regulatory issues related to the food and dietary supplement industries. She directed the development of the product standards for Alfalfa’s Markets and Wild Oats Markets. Mulry earned her BS in food science from the University of Wisconsin and her PhD in food science and human nutrition from the University of Florida. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Organic Trade Association, and is a current board member and past-president of the board for the Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI).


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Natural Medicine Journal is an electronic peer-reviewed journal and open access website dedicated to the field of integrative medicine.