Dr. David Bearman, VP of the American Academy of Cannabinoid Medicine
August 30, 2016•8 min
Russ Belville is joined by Dr. David Bearman, VP of the American Academy of Cannabinoid Medicine and author of “Drugs are Not the Devil’s Tools: How Discrimination and Greed Created a Dysfuncional Drug Policy and How It Can Be Fixed” at Seattle Hempfest 2016. Dr. David Bearman is one of the most clinically knowledgeable physicians in the U.S. in the field of medicinal marijuana. He has spent 40 years working in substance and drug abuse treatment and prevention programs. Dr. Bearman was a pioneer in the free and community clinic movement. His career includes public health, administrative medicine, provision of primary care, pain management and cannabinology.
His almost 40 year professional experience in the drug abuse treatment and prevention field includes being the Co-Director of the Haight-Ashbury Drug Treatment Program, being a member of Governor Reagan’s Inter Agency Task Force on Drug Abuse, a member of both the Santa Barbara and the San Diego County Drug Abuse Technical Advi