Dr. Frankel's Journal

Archive for June, 2012

New Cannabis Compound (Cannabidiol) Excellent Therapy For Schizophrenia

June 29, 2012
Allan Frankel, MD

A compound found in marijuana can treat schizophrenia as effectively as antipsychotic medications, with far fewer side effects, according to a preliminary clinical trial. Researchers led by Markus Leweke of the University of Cologne in Germany studied 39 people with…

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Storefront Cash Profits

June 28, 2012
Allan Frankel, MD

THIS IS IN RESPONSE TO A POST ON THE INDUSTRY-WIDE “SAVE CANNABIS” FORUM. AGAIN, UNLIMITED PROFITS ARE BEING SUGGESTED AS BEING “OK”, DESPITE THE NON-PROFIT REQUIREMENTS OF PROP 215. HERE IS MY RESPONSE: It is way more than a decent…

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“Smoke Signals” A Masterpiece Book on Cannabis By Martin Lee

June 27, 2012
Allan Frankel, MD

The distribution by Simon and Schuster of “Smoke Signals” will place in millions of homes the facts regarding the history and chemistry of cannabis. I am proud to be able to call Martin Lee, the author, a good friend and…

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More On Dosing Medical Cannabis and Cannabidiol

June 24, 2012
Allan Frankel, MD

Over the past year I have seen hundreds of patients who have been obtaining and using dosable cannabis medicine. By dosable, I mean that every time the medicine is taken, the patient and physician know as much as possible about…

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A Sad Commentary On The Medical Cannabis Industry

June 24, 2012
Allan Frankel, MD

As I have posted in the past, I sometimes get wrapped up in an email thread named “Save Cannabis”. The majority of the posts are angry and threatening and it is rare to see anyone write anything positive. So, I…

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CBD/Cannabidiol Kills Prostate Cancer Cells

June 22, 2012
Allan Frankel, MD

I have written and posted much information regarding the ability of the non-psychoactive cannabinoid, cannabidiol(CBD), to kill various cancer cells. Here is an article regarding prostate cancer: Study: Non-Psychotropic Plant Cannabinoids Counteract Prostate Cancer Growth Pouzzuoli, Italy–(ENEWSPF)–May 24, 2012. The…

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The Cannabis World Keeps Shooting Themselves In The Foot

June 22, 2012
Allan Frankel, MD

Hello all, (open letter to “Save Cannabis” email thread) I do occasionally follow the “Save Cannabis” threads, but mostly I get way too depressed seeing all the fighting. For any of you who know me, I am about the medicine…

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A Must Watch. Cannabis is Awesome

June 22, 2012
Allan Frankel, MD
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Do We Actually Pay The Head of The DEA??

June 22, 2012
Allan Frankel, MD

Check out this video. This is embarrassing to watch, but watch it:  

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Cannabis Has Acceptance Issues, But Fecal Transplantation By Enema Just Fine

June 20, 2012
Allan Frankel, MD

Check out: FECAL TRANSPLANTATION There is a bacteria, called C. Dificile, that has been around for several decades in our population. It causes moderate to severe colitis and is fatal in around 3% of patients. Some patients develop recurring colitis from C….

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