Dr. Frankel's Journal

DOES “PROJECT KNOW” REALLY KNOW?

September 23, 2016
Allan Frankel, MD

I came across the following article while browsing the internet this morning. http://www.projectknow.com/3-outrageous-marijuana-miracle-cures-exposed/#comment-275394 The title of this article suggests it exposes claimed “Miracle” cures of Ebola, Cancer and Anxiety from the use of marijuana. The truth is there is no…

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STOP AND SMELL THE TERPENES

September 7, 2016
Allan Frankel, MD

Terpenes are the compounds that give fragrant aromas to plants and flowers. In roses, there are multiple terpenes producing the scent we all love so much. In citrus fruit, such as the lemon, the terpene limonene provides the scent. When we…

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WHICH FORM OF CBD FOR THERAPY OF SCHIZOPHRENIA?

August 29, 2016
Allan Frankel, MD

It is pretty clear that CBD is very effective for therapy of Paranoid Schizophrenia (please see references below). There are blinded clinical trials, many reports as well as my personal experience treating patients with Schizophrenia using Cannabinoid Medicine. Two weeks…

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SCHEDULE I?, NOT ALWAYS

August 19, 2016
Allan Frankel, MD

The DEA’s recent decision to continue to classify Cannabis as a Schedule I drug was not expected by many. The hope and belief that Cannabis has proven itself to possess attributes that would justify a Schedule II or III classification…

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NARCOTICS MISUSE, CBD AND THC

August 5, 2016
Allan Frankel, MD

We are all aware of the epidemic of narcotic related overdoses and deaths. The rate has been increasing and there is a national movement to find alternative methods of therapy. The patients I see that are having issues with narcotics generally…

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CBD VS. CBD

July 20, 2016
Allan Frankel, MD

At this time, there are three types of CBD available to patients. The first is from CBD rich Cannabis plants, the second is from Hemp and the third is made in a laboratory. The CBD from the Cannabis plant is…

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LATEST THOUGHTS ON RECTAL ADMINISTRATION

July 8, 2016
Allan Frankel, MD

During the past year and a half I have written four articles, both in support of and questioning the use of rectally administered cannabis medicines. As a physician and researcher I’m always looking for new medicines and methods of administration…

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DR ALLAN FRANKEL DISCUSSES GENERAL CANNABIS ISSUES

July 7, 2016
Allan Frankel, MD

Dr. Frankel spoke with CannabisRadio.com about his journey through practicing medicine that led him to medical cannabis as a treatment for his patients.

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USING CANNABIS IN THE TREATMENT OF CHRONIC PAIN

June 22, 2016
Allan Frankel, MD

Dr Allan Frankel discusses the use of cannabis in the treatment of chronic pain in two forms: skeletal and neuropathic chronic pain. Click here to view on our YouTube channel

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CANNABIS: FOCUSED DOSING

June 15, 2016
Allan Frankel, MD

Dr. Frankel discusses why focused dosing, accurate to the mg, helps achieve the best outcomes for patients. Focused dosing means the doctor, the patient and the dispensary all know what is in the medicine.

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