Marijuana

Dr. Sulak’s Statement on Initiative 1

Cannabis Legalization

 

Dear Patients and Friends,

I have long been a proponent of cannabis legalization, and have been actively working towards this goal since 1998. In my medical career, it has been an honor to witness the outstanding therapeutic power of this plant. I believe that we have barely […]

Cannabis Compound Heals Bones?

 

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Scientists are researching another medical benefit of cannabis.  The research shows that the cannabinoid CBD in cannabis helps heal bone fractures.   The  study, published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, shows […]

Unlocking Cannabis’ Secrets Through Science

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National Geographic

July, 2015

National Geographic discusses how as the once-vilified drug becomes more accepted, researchers around the world are trying to understand how it works and how it might fight disease.  Read more

Cannabis Gains Worldwide Support

 

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Cannabis is gaining support worldwide as legislators push to decriminalize cannabis based on undeniable evidence of its medical benefits.  Read more

 

Justin Kander

3/15/14

medicaljane.com

Is Cannabis as Effective as Opiates for Treating Pain?

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www.DoctorOz.com

3/18/2015

For patients suffering from severe chronic pain their choices are limited. Medical marijuana may be an alternative to prescription opioid painkillers.  In fact states that allow medical cannabis have lower rates of opioid use.  

Bipartisan senate bill would protect medical cannabis patients, doctors and businesses.

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The bill, sponsored by Sens. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Rand Paul (R-Ky.), and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), would deal a sharp blow to the U.S. government’s longstanding war on marijuana by banning the Drug Enforcement Administration from cracking […]

New study shows that cannabis effectively shrinks aggressive brain cancers

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A new study published in the journal Molecular Cancer Therapies, shows that a combination of CBD and THC improves the effectiveness of radiation therapy to treat one of the most aggressive forms of cancer- gliomas. In many cases, […]

NFL Players Turn to Medical Cannabis for Pain

 

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One challenge the NFL faces is how to bring marijuana into the game as a pain reliever without condoning its use as a recreational drug. And facing a lawsuit filed on behalf of hundreds of former […]

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The history of cannabis as a medicine

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The use of cannabis as a medicine dates back thousands of years.  Here is a brief overview:

1. The earliest record of medical marijuana comes from ancient China and was used for constipation, gout, rheumatism and absent- […]

Legalizing marijuana has not increased use in teens

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According to new research, the rise in marijuana use among teens over the past 20 years has no significant connection to the legalization of medical marijuana.

Dr. Sulak’s comments:

Legalization of cannabis takes access to herb and education […]