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New study shows that inhaled cannabis is effective for diabetic neuropathic pain

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A randomized, placebo-controlled  trial published in The Journal of Pain shows evidence that inhaled cannabis may be effective for reducing neuropathic pain caused by diabetes.  See the study results here.

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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 […]

Senators Urge Feds to Support Medical Cannabis Research

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The federal government has a “responsibility” to facilitate sensible research into marijuana’s medical benefits, urge Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and seven other senators  in a letter sent on July 9th to federal drug and health officials.

“While […]

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

The Pediatric Academy agrees that cannabis may help sick kids

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The leading group of U.S. pediatricians recommended that cannabis use should be decriminalized and federal officials should reclassify cannabis as a less dangerous drug so that important medical research can be done. They also agreed that […]

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, […]

Cannabis compound may stop metastasis of some aggressive cancers

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Scientists at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco have found that a compound derived from marijuana could stop metastasis in many kinds of aggressive cancer.  Read more

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 […]

New Research into Cannabis and Cancer

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Scientists have long known that compounds derived from marijuana have some cancer fighting properties, but a recent discovery demonstrates how exactly one compound may fight tumors.

Published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, the research reveals two […]

Call To Action

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April 14, 2014

Dear Patients and Friends,

I am calling you to action.  Now is the time to demand that the Obama Administration remove marijuana (cannabis) from the Controlled Substance Act.

As a physician, […]