Don’t DIY Your Healthcare

Don’t DIY Your Healthcare

Don’t DIY Your Healthcare by Jill Becker, MD Since the legalization of recreational cannabis in Massachusetts I’ve found that many people have taken to “DIY-ing” (do it yourself-ing) their own medical care – to their detriment. Oftentimes...
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...
What is the Entourage Effect and What Does it Mean for Me?

What is the Entourage Effect and What Does it Mean for Me?

The Entourage Effect refers to the theory that THC works better, as a medicine, in the presence of other cannabinoids such as CBD.  While there is evidence to support this idea, the Entourage Effect is often misunderstood or misrepresented to encourage the...
Will Having a Medical Marijuana Card Show Up On A Background Check?

Will Having a Medical Marijuana Card Show Up On A Background Check?

As an ever-increasing number of states legalize medical marijuana, more and more people are realizing the powerful therapeutic properties of cannabis. Yet, because cannabis is still illegal at the federal level of government in the USA, many are worried that obtaining...