Dr. Frankel's Journal

Archive for June, 2011

CANNABIS: So Many Legal Federal Patents and Still A Useless Medication

June 19, 2011
Allan Frankel, MD

We have known about the patent for neuroprotection and anti-oxidants related to CBD for years now. The Federal Government patented CBD for this and other potential health benefits. The US Patent # = 6630507 There are also many OTHER patents…

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What’s In The Name Cannabis or Marijuana

June 6, 2011
Allan Frankel, MD

We all keep hearing these words, as well as pot, ganja, weed, pot, etc etc but I believe we should try stick to “Cannabis” when speaking in any professional setting. I am well aware that many in the cannabis world…

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Alcohol, Cannabis and AA

June 5, 2011
Allan Frankel, MD

Here is a comment from a blog reader that I felt I should share and comment on regarding Medical Cannabis use and Alcoholics Anonymous. “This is a very interesting topic. I was sober in AA for 13 years and very…

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Patient Demanded Parking Ticket For His Cannabis But Was Denied!

June 3, 2011
Allan Frankel, MD

I just heard a great story from a patient of mine. He was pulled over for a minor registration tag issue and the officer noticed a small contained of cannabis on the passenger seat. There was no odor and no…

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