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Cannabis At The Local Level

Cannabis at the Local Level

  • May 5, 2018

I help patients understand medical marijuana. I help towns understand the marijuana industry. And I help cannabis teams get up and running. Basically, it's my desire to bring a professional, reasonable, and healthy voice to the cannabis industry in my…

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Managing The Many Effects Of Cannabis

Managing the Many Effects of Cannabis

  • April 28, 2018

Cannabis can stop working or have the opposite effect for some users. I've had clients who actually feel like their symptoms and pain increase while other people find that cannabis decreases pain. Anxiety is another one. In fact, the number…

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The Teen Brain Debate

The Teen Brain Debate

  • April 20, 2018

What do we know about teenagers, the brain, and marijuana (cannabis)? This is an important subject to me because I have two kids – an 11-year-old and a nine-year-old. And they have brains. I think it's really important to know…

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Upcoming Events

  • April 19, 2018

I will be speaking on two panels coming up this month and next. Hope to see you there. Medicinal Cannabis Forum Eashampton Tuesday, May 15 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm Easthampton Enrichment Center (senior ctr.) 19 Union St. (old post…

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When Cannabis Was Just A Weed

When Cannabis Was Just a Weed

  • April 13, 2018

Is cannabis a drug, an herb, or a weed? It may not seem like a very interesting question for people who just smoke pot and don't really care, but it's a cool history. I detail this in my book Cannabis…

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Taking Healthy Breaks From Cannabis

Taking Healthy Breaks from Cannabis

  • April 5, 2018

I would be doing a disservice if I didn't believe it's important to sometimes take a break from cannabis and reassess our use. Cannabis is one of those drugs that we sometimes need to cleanse from our system and then…

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Holistic Approaches To Arthritis

Holistic Approaches to Arthritis

  • April 5, 2018

I approach cannabis with a more holistic mindset than just going to a dispensary. I really think that there's a lot to the mind-body aspect of cannabis that can help patients with arthritis. Arthritis is inflammation in the body and…

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Cannabis For Our Sleep

Cannabis for Sleep

  • March 23, 2018

When I'm talking with clients about sleep, no drug or cannabis is a cure-all. I still have to take a full health history and it's really important to understand what is driving their insomnia. Is it waking up in the…

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Connecting With Ailing Pets

Medicinal Cannabis for Ailing Pets

  • March 23, 2018

(Note: Consult a veterinarian regarding any medical choices for your pet. Cannabis is not a prescribed medicine for pets but all vets should be informed of your choices and should be informed of the growing use of cannabinoids for treating…

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Calming Your System With CBD

Calming Your System with CBD

  • March 10, 2018

CBD is the sister molecule to cannabis. It's the lighter, less psychoactive molecule. It's also been shown to reduce pain and inflammation. It does this because it's just interacting with a system in our body that already produces these chemicals.…

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