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State Wide Collective (Or Plan B) – An Idea Whose Time Has Come

GreenBridge Med, is a primary care and Cannabis Specialty Medical practice with Dr. Allan Frankel and Dr. Christine Paoletti. Green Bridge Medical Center, Inc as a 501C3 dedicated to providing guidance and education to physicians, patients, collectives as well as…

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“LEGAL” Cannabis-Based Medicines

November 14, 2011
Allan Frankel, MD

  Please see my recent blog regarding the US patent in 2003 by the Federal government for CBD. In addition, the patent boldly also states the many benefits of CBD and other cannabinoids. The application was applied for April 21,…

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How Do Professionals Extract The Cannabis Plant

Below is a photo of an LA based Super Critical CO2 extraction setup. Most folks are familiar with extraction of cannabis into butter/oils for edibles, or alcohol/glycerin for tinctures. Well, with regard to tinctures, in the State of California, the…

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Dr. Frankel Made a Tincture

October 7, 2009
Allan Frankel, MD

I generally never edit older posts, but have found that is is important to add some comments with regard to significant changes in the Cannabis Medicine Tincture’s available, at least in the Los Angeles area. The cost of professionally made…

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Los Angeles Financial Problems – Yes We Cannabis!

March 3, 2009
Allan Frankel, MD

Consider two facts: 1. The city of LA is broke 2. The city of LA is not always on the best terms with the Medical Cannabis Community regarding “standards” So, how about if we setup a committee to consider the…

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Feds Backing Off…….Keeping Fingers Crossed

February 23, 2009
Allan Frankel, MD

As a physician practicing both internal medicine and cannabis medicine, I was particularly pleased to hear recent statements from the White House as well as our State Legislators widening the Cannabis playing field. However, before we all begin to applaud…

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Nuts to them!

Peanut Butter   9 and counting Cannabis           0

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So, how could “Open Source” Cannabis work?

Please refer back to my recent post on “Open Source Cannabis” for background on this concept. One of the most challenging issues facing cannabis research is where to begin to understand how or even which chemicals in cannabis cause an…

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Please read and smile :)

I don’t know how I missed this letter from Congress to the DEA. I generally don’t cross the “political” boundaries as a physician, but I really thought this would put a smile on your face. As you will find in…

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The Plant, the Whole Plant and nothing but the Plant

Although not the first such study, researchers in Milano, Italy, recently presented a study on whole plant extracts of Cannabis formulations to treat neuropathic pain. If you’d like to read the study, please see the reference at the end of…

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