A Kuhnian Perspective of the Suppression of Scientific Inquiry and its Relationship to Medicinal Properties of Cannabinoids

A Kuhnian Perspective of the Suppression of Scientific Inquiry and its Relationship to Medicinal Properties of Cannabinoids

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Author(s): David A. Dawson

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DOI: 10.18483/ijSci.2098 30 77 144-146 Volume 8 - Jun 2019


Throughout human history societal constraints have been imposed on the areas of inquiry researchers are permitted to pursue, as well as their ability to share newly attained knowledge. American bureaucracy dictates that decisions regarding the suppression of scientific inquiry fall under the dominion of politicians. The political decision to prohibit research of the medicinal potential of phytocannabinoids has resulted in a paradigm Thomas Kuhn would have considered to be in a state of crisis, and the worldview to which cannabinoid scientists have been mandated to adhere with respect to medicinal properties of synthetic and biologic cannabinoids is currently experiencing revolutionary challenges.


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