Dr. Frankel's Journal

Archive for July, 2011

Medical Board of California Rules on My Case

July 26, 2011
Allan Frankel, MD

I WON!!

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Cannabis Does Not Impair Long Term Cognition

July 20, 2011
Allan Frankel, MD

As we all know, “stoners” are considered to be dumbed down by cannabis. Well, as most of us already know, this is not the case. Here is another article published in a mainstream medical journal that states what I believe…

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Terpenoid Molecules; The Next Cannabis Generation

July 17, 2011
Allan Frankel, MD

I will be speaking more on this in a future blog, but the attached article on the critical important and synergy between cannabinoids and terpenoids is just being uncovered. Terpenes are ubiquitous in nature. They are present in all plants…

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Dear Mr. President

July 10, 2011
Allan Frankel, MD

I am a board certified internist working in the Santa Monica, CA area for 32 years. For the past 5 years I have become a pro-cannabis physician and have learned much on how the cannabis plant can be very helpful…

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One Patient, One Plant

July 9, 2011
Allan Frankel, MD

Try imagine what a 1960’s type cannabis cooperative might have looked like if Proposition 215, the California initiative legalizing Medical Cannabis in 1996, was passed in the 1960’s. You might have seen a huge number of patients growing one or…

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Federal Policy Headlines On “Hypocrisy Today”

July 9, 2011
Allan Frankel, MD

The DEA just released it’s “updated” opinion regarding the scheduling of cannabis. Not surprising, they are leaving it as Schedule I; useless and dangerous. This is despite a number of incredibly hypocritical actions. I would LOVE, truly LOVE to hear…

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Keeping The Feds Out – Bill HR 2306

July 3, 2011
Allan Frankel, MD

House Bill 2306 appears to be our best hope to avoid Federal closing of most of California’s store front collectives. Please read it carefully and send an email to your congressman. If the Federal Government will treat Cannabis as it…

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Let’s Start All Over Again

July 2, 2011
Allan Frankel, MD

I was just thinking, what if we knew what we currently know and were deciding how to run with Proposition 215, the 1996 Medical Cannabis Proposition, how would we do it? Let’s call it a “do-over”. How would it look?…

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Patient Asks Great CBD Related Question

July 2, 2011
Allan Frankel, MD

Patient: Has anyone read more about this on other sites? I am looking for more info as it relates to CBD and the potential that it may limit other medications efficacy. I have smoked pot for years and prefer high…

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Great Medical Cannabis Online Package Insert

July 2, 2011
Allan Frankel, MD

Check this out: ONLINE PACKAGE INSERT FOR CANNABIS TINCTURE C3.7T1.9_0001 ALERT! The CBD and THC concentrations should read: CBD 3.9mg/cc THC 1.7mg/cc A cannabis tincture is an extract of the medicating molecules. All plant material is removed using CO2 under…

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