Dr. Frankel's Journal

Archive for August, 2012

What Does California Do In 2014 For It’s Next “Legalize Cannabis” Ballot Initiative?

August 29, 2012
Allan Frankel, MD

As most of you already know, California will not have a Cannabis Legalization Initiative on November’s election. The reason is that there were three initiatives all competing for scarce ballot signatures and cash – they go hand in hand. Esstially…

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“Smoke Signals”, By Martin Lee

August 28, 2012
Allan Frankel, MD

I have had the pleasure and honor of working with Martin Lee for a few years. Our work has mostly been CBD related, but we have shared many, many cannabis related stories and patients. Martin Lee is one of the…

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Neolithic Man Lit Up 100,000 Years Ago

August 28, 2012
Allan Frankel, MD

During the Paleolithic age, 400,000 – 100,000,  years ago, early man did have fire available through natural sources. They would maintain some fire for their use, but it was not until the beginning of the Neolithic age, 100,000 years ago,…

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More on Titrating CBD and THC Whole Plant Extracts

August 22, 2012
Allan Frankel, MD

This information and dosing schedule is meant for patients with serious pain or a serious degenerative neurological disorder and do not respond to low doses of whole plant CBD. This should always be discussed with the patient’s physician 1. Start…

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What If Cannabis Cured Cancer – Len Richmond

August 22, 2012
Allan Frankel, MD
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Titration of THC and CBD, or What is Titration

August 21, 2012
Allan Frankel, MD

Titration, is the process of slowly increasing one medicine or one liquid, with another medicine, liquid or pretty much anything. When relating to Cannabinoids, as dosable cannabis medicines are rapidly becoming available, it is becoming more and more important clinically…

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Idrasil, One of Many New Cannabinoid Medications That Falls Short

August 20, 2012
Allan Frankel, MD

As a physician, I have never in 34 years been called “ignorant” by any drug salesperson. Today, over the phone, I was told by a senior staff person at C3 Collective, which makes Idrasil, that I was ignorant and needed…

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Let’s Not Abandon THC Too Quickly

August 15, 2012
Allan Frankel, MD

I have been helping patients administer CBD rich extracts for a couple of years. It seems as if THC is now becoming the evil child of the Cannabis Gods. THC is not useful just for it’s psychoactive properties. It is…

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From The Couch To The Mosh Pit With CBD

August 13, 2012
Allan Frankel, MD

Here is an email from a new patient of mine. She was particularly concerned about salicylate sensitivity, hence her initial comment. She was bedridden prior to CBD and Moshing. I wonder if it could be the moshing and not the…

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