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Call To Action

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, I have seen thousands of cases respond favorably to medical cannabis.  State by state, patient by patient, cannabis is returning to…

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Marijuana Treatment for Neuropathic Pain, Study Shows

A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled parallel group study published in this month’s issue of the European Journal of Pain, and published online early by the National Institute of Health, has found that cannabis can significantly reduce pain and improve sleep in those with neuropathic pain. For the study; “303 patients with PNP (peripheral neuropathic pain) associated with allodynia were screened; 128 were…

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DHHS denial of medical marijuana for Tourette’s syndrome

  Bangor Daily News Posted Dec. 26, 2013, at 5:46 p.m. AUGUSTA, Maine — A doctor whose failed petition to have Tourette syndrome added to the state’s list of ailments that can be legally treated with medical marijuana said he’s so frustrated with the process that he’s reluctant to try again on behalf of his patients. Dr. Dustin…

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Study: Compound in Medical Marijuana Holds Promise For Treating Psychosis

Thursday, 19 December 2013 Utrecht, The Netherlands: Cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychotropic cannabinoid, alleviates psychotic symptoms and may hold promise as an alternative antipsychotic treatment, according to a review published in the November issue of the journal Neuropsychopharmacology.Investigators in the Netherlands and in the United Kingdom reviewed preclinical and clinical data on the use of CBD as an antipsychotic agent. Authors…

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