Salveo Capital Welcomes Research Into The Effectiveness Of Medical Marijuana

via [USA Today][0]

_"There are some snake-oil salesmen out there, but in some respects that's going to happen in any industry," said Alex Thiersch, managing principal of Chicago-based Salveo Capital, which invests in the medical marijuana industry. "We need to figure out what marijuana does. You talk to cancer patients, for instance, and from a medical standpoint, it appears to work. But why does it work? You talk to pharmaceutical companies and they've been doing research on their drugs for years. And we need that kind of work on marijuana."_