Dr. Frankel's Journal

Archive for December, 2008

Tar and THC

A recent interest of mine has been to research ingestion methods of cannabis.  In reviewing a few articles regarding the various means we all use at times to medicate, the following list results: to smoke in one form or another,…

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So, how did we get into this mess?

December 15, 2008
Allan Frankel, MD

My Director of Education, Michele Nelson, answers this question: Prior to 1937, cannabis and hemp in America was used as medicine and material for various industrial needs. One of the plant’s greatest industrial benefits to early American’s was that it…

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What Do I Think About Pot Cafes

December 8, 2008
Allan Frankel, MD

There has been some international uproar of late regarding the closure of some “coffee shops” in Amsterdam as well as the closure by local authorities of dispensaries allowing communal “medicating”. Don’t get me wrong. I like the idea and freedom…

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Open Source Cannabis

December 2, 2008
Allan Frankel, MD

Open Source, the concept of sharing information, not for one individual’s benefit, but for the benefit of all should be applied to Medical Cannabis.  There is one critical piece of information patients and physicians are entirely missing with the current…

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