/Tag: medical cannabis

Cases for Medical Marijuana: Case 2

By |2019-05-13T03:14:46+00:00April 15th, 2019|Editorials, Marijuana, Trending|

James, a 25-year-old man with active multiple myeloma was referred to our clinic for chronic back pain. At the time of his initial evaluation, he was still suffering from Multiple Myeloma, a cancer of the bone that is frequently associated with severe bone pain and sometimes fractures. James had bone lesions throughout his spine, which led to multiple compression fractures, most severe in the upper back and neck area. At the time of his initial evaluation, his pain score ranged (on a scale from 1-10) between 4 on a good day,  and 10 on a bad day.

Alzheimer’s Disease: A Role for Cannabis?

By |2019-05-13T03:15:19+00:00March 25th, 2019|Editorials, Marijuana, Trending|

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the leading cause of dementia and the 6th most common cause of death in the United States. Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive neurodegenerative disorder that results in loss of memory and reasoning ability, and eventually a decline in physical capability.

2020 Democrats Focus on Cannabis Legalization

By |2019-04-18T19:49:28+00:00March 20th, 2019|Marijuana, News|

As the 2020 United States election draws closer, the field of Democratic presidential candidates is undoubtedly crowded. As of this past Sunday, March 17, Quartz (qz.com) reports “13 confirmed candidates, three exploratory committees, and multiple “maybes.” The New York Times published an article which focuses on cannabis legalization as a unifying issue for 2020 Democrats.