Cannabis Medicine is a Matter of Health Equity

Cannabis Medicine is a Matter of Health Equity

Recently we’ve been hearing a lot about social equity, particularly around the disastrous effects of the War On Drugs on people and communities of color.  Without question the use of recreational substances has been weaponized against minorities in the US,...
Can I Use CBD For Fibromyalgia?

Can I Use CBD For Fibromyalgia?

Using CBD for fibromyalgia is an interesting question and bears some discussion.  The short answer is that this is the wrong question because CBD is barking up the wrong tree.  Let me explain.   First, what is Fibromyalgia, or Fibro for short? ...
Can I Use CBD Oil For Inflammation?

Can I Use CBD Oil For Inflammation?

Everybody knows that CBD is an anti-inflammatory, right?  Well, actually, only sort of right.  This is one of those places where the basic science and the human studies disagree.  Confused?  So are most people.  Let me explain.  ...
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...