Dr. Frankel's Journal

Archive for March, 2010

Police Want Legalization and Growers Insist Upon Remaining Illegal

March 27, 2010
Allan Frankel, MD

I would have never believed I would live to the day where the Police of California want legalization of pot and the growers in the Emerald Triangle desperately want to keep it illegal. The cops in large part want it…

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Let’s Talk About Cannabis and Drug Schedules

March 15, 2010
Allan Frankel, MD

As many of you know, Cannabis is scheduled on a federal level as a Schedule I Drug. This places it with cocaine and heroin. One of my biggest fear with cannabis is what happens with a change in schedule. We…

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What Happens to Dr. Frankel if Cannabis Becomes “Legal”

March 15, 2010
Allan Frankel, MD

I favor legalization/taxation/regulation. There can be no question that ultimately this will be the outcome. It might come as soon as November by ballot initiative or by the legislature where new legislation was just introduced. Just because it becomes legal,…

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Tardive Dyskinesia Helped By Cannabis

March 5, 2010
Allan Frankel, MD

Tardive Dyskinesia & Reglan Tardive dyskinesia is a condition that may develop in patients who use metoclopramide, a drug sold under brand names such as Reglan in the United States. When a patient has been taking certain prescription drugs over…

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