Dr. Frankel's Journal

Archive for February, 2009

Federal Raids Are Over! Let research grow.

February 27, 2009
Allan Frankel, MD
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Feds Backing Off…….Keeping Fingers Crossed

February 23, 2009
Allan Frankel, MD

As a physician practicing both internal medicine and cannabis medicine, I was particularly pleased to hear recent statements from the White House as well as our State Legislators widening the Cannabis playing field. However, before we all begin to applaud…

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Letter to City and County of Los Angeles

February 18, 2009
Allan Frankel, MD

Re: LA County Proposed Ordinance to Severely Control Edibles and Concentrates in Dispensaries To the Honorable Councilmember Ed P. Reyes I am a Board Certified Internist having practiced in Santa Monica and Venice for 30 years. My sub-specialty is in…

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What About The “Card” and the “List”

February 16, 2009
Allan Frankel, MD

I often hear that patients are worried about being on a “list”. This can and does create a lot of fear over losing privacy – as it should. So, here are a few key points to help clarify what is…

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Cannabis and Anxiety

February 12, 2009
Allan Frankel, MD

I was initially going to post some thoughts I have concerning Cannabis causing psychosis, but decided not to because in summary, I believe the data for this is at best weak. Of much more general interest is the relationship between…

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Be Careful What We Ask For

February 12, 2009
Allan Frankel, MD

As the Obama team begins deciding how to handle the Cannabis situation, we all need to review what we really want to happen. Naturally, many of us would want total “legalization”. This will just not happen as there would be…

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How To Eat Edibles

February 12, 2009
Allan Frankel, MD

For more than 2 years I have been cautioning patients regarding edibles. The time of onset is delayed as compared with tinctures or smoking/inhaling and the Cannabinoid dosage is often “higher” ūüôā than expected. So, frequently a very intense and…

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Nuts to them!

Peanut Butter   9 and counting Cannabis           0

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