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...
Cannabis Specialist or Pot Doc?  It’s About Proper Medical Care

Cannabis Specialist or Pot Doc? It’s About Proper Medical Care

by Jill Becker, MD “Every patient deserves a doctor who cares about their health.” ~Jordan Tishler, MD “I really don’t know what the difference is between a cannabis specialist and a pot doctor.” So began my conversation with the head of...