Is CBD the Emperor’s New Clothes?

Is CBD the Emperor’s New Clothes?

I think we’ve all been amazed at the explosion of CBD products, stories, and press coverage since 2018 when CBD was legalized as part of Mitch McConnell’s Farm Bill.  I get questions about CBD all the time from patients and from colleagues who see the...
Cannabis Medicines Are Boring

Cannabis Medicines Are Boring

Cannabis medicines are boring.  There, I said it.  Sorry it’s not that exciting.  If you’ve fallen victim to all the hype going around about the vast array of cannabis products, you have my sympathy.  The misinformation is rampant. The...
How Marijuana Legalization Will Harm Patient Care

How Marijuana Legalization Will Harm Patient Care

Cannabis is a social justice issue and every candidate for president is talking about it – and missing the boat. Not one is talking about medical cannabis and the needs of patients. Patient care is a social justice issue. All people need and deserve healthcare....
Is Medical Marijuana Legal for Veterans?

Is Medical Marijuana Legal for Veterans?

It is not uncommon for veterans to report both physical and mental distress that can persist long after their service has ended. In fact, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, also commonly referred to as the VA, estimates that twenty percent of the 2.7 million...