Dr. Frankel's Journal

Archive for July, 2013

DR. RAPHAEL MECHOULAM FAVORS DOSED CANNABIS MEDICINE

July 30, 2013
Allan Frankel, MD
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FAMILY USING CBD FOR CHILD WITH SEIZURES

July 18, 2013
Allan Frankel, MD

Dear Doctor Frankel: I am would like to thank you for your help in treating my daughter Jane Doe with her seizure disorder. Since she has been on CBD treatment her shakes have minimized tremendously. We have not had to…

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CURRENT TEXT FOR 2014 CANNABIS BALLOT INITIATIVE

July 2, 2013
Allan Frankel, MD

Things have been going crazy the last few days. Someone posted the link on BoingBoing, and we have had over 1000 people looking at the document in the last 3 days. The numbering and layout got a little out of…

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WHY ARE BLOOD ALCOHOL LEVELS DIFFERENT THAN THC?

July 2, 2013
Allan Frankel, MD

In my last blog I discussed the fact that the presence of other, non-intoxicating, cannabinoids such as CBD make may the blood testing of THC impossible to interpret. There is no doubt that the idea of testing serum levels of…

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THC BLOOD LEVELS AND INTOXICATION

July 2, 2013
Allan Frankel, MD

As more and more patients add CBD to their cannabis regimen, we will for certain find serum levels of THC being relatively “elevated” but with decreased or virtually no psycho activity. Let’s imagine a test or two: For example, in…

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