When Should You See a Cannabinoid Specialist?

When Should You See a Cannabinoid Specialist?

The other day my practice got a call from a middle-aged woman who had just been diagnosed with cancer.  After a bit of discussion about how cannabis medicine could be helpful to her, she stated that she really felt well and had no reason to start cannabinoid...
Top Reasons to Use Less Cannabis

Top Reasons to Use Less Cannabis

With cannabis legalization on everyone’s mind, there is a growing PR push to imply that cannabis is harmless.  This makes great political baloney, but very bad science and public health policy.   Every substance, legal or illegal, medical or...
Understanding Cannabis Dependence

Understanding Cannabis Dependence

Cannabis, like many medications including common ones like SSRIs, benzodiazepines, opioids, and others, can cause dependence.  This sounds like a bad thing, and it can be.  It is often confused with addiction, which is more commonly recognized as something...
How Can Dementia Patients Benefit From Medical Cannabis?

How Can Dementia Patients Benefit From Medical Cannabis?

Although just a decade ago marijuana was illegal across the United States, medical cannabis is now legal in 36 states, and just in December 2020 the House of Representatives voted in favor of legalization at the federal level. Although medical marijuana is still not...