Ask the Expert about Marijuana

09/30/15
By Amanda Reiman
Dear Expert: Recently, my 15 year-old son was having a sleep over at his friend’s house. The next morning when I went to pick him up, his friend’s mom told me that she caught them smoking pot in the basement. She didn’t… Read More
08/12/15
By Amanda Reiman
Dear Expert, I am a medical cannabis patient in Michigan and I use cannabis to treat painful neuropathy in my legs. I need to use cannabis every few hours to keep the pain levels down. I was working from home, which allowed… Read More
03/25/15
By Dr. Malik Burnett and Amanda Reiman, PhD, MSW
Dear Doctors, I live in Oklahoma, where there is no access to medical cannabis. My 10 year-old son has epilepsy and I really want to try CBD. I did a Google search and came up with a bunch of sites that claim to provide CBD… Read More
03/11/15
By Dr. Malik Burnett and Amanda Reiman, PhD, MSW
Dear Doctors, Over the past few months I have been reading reports about how so many people have been getting relief from medical marijuana, from little children with epilepsy to patients with cancer, there seem to be a… Read More
02/25/15
By Dr. Malik Burnett and Amanda Reiman, PhD, MSW
Dear Doctors, I don’t know if this is a silly question, but my friend keeps saying that marijuana shouldn’t be legal because then more people will use it. But, if marijuana use is safer than alcohol and not associated with… Read More
02/11/15
By Dr. Malik Burnett and Amanda Reiman, PhD, MSW
*Editor’s note: This week’s Ask the Doctors is Part 2 of a series on international medical marijuana laws and access to medicine worldwide. To read Part 1 of the series, click here. Dear Doctors, “I am a medical… Read More
01/28/15
By Dr. Malik Burnett and Amanda Reiman, PhD, MSW
Dear Doctors, “I am a medical marijuana patient and making arrangements to travel outside of the U.S. are there particular countries where I can use or get access to medicine?” Sincerely, Cannabis Traveler… Read More
01/14/15
By Dr. Malik Burnett and Amanda Reiman, PhD, MSW
Dear Doctors, I am a high school health teacher in Ohio and my students have been asking a lot of questions about marijuana. I do not think that the traditional D.A.R.E. program is effective, but I am at a loss as to the… Read More
12/03/14
By Dr. Malik Burnett and Amanda Reiman, PhD, MSW
Dear Doctors, Please settle a bet. While watching football with my dad over Thanksgiving, the topic of concussions came up. I said that if players had access to marijuana then they would not have so many problems with head… Read More
11/19/14
By Dr. Malik Burnett and Amanda Reiman, PhD, MSW
Dear Doctors, I keep hearing about how marijuana is a good treatment for all kinds of things. What conditions do we have actual research about when it comes to marijuana as a medicine? MMJ Curious   Dear Curious,… Read More

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