Medical Marijuana FAQ

  • What conditions can be treated with cannabis? – Cannabis can help with Anxiety, Insomnia, Migraines, Cancer, Chronic Pain, IBD, IBS, Fibromyalgia, Seizures, Autism, PTSD, Rheumatoid Arthritis and other autoimmune diseases as well as Myasthenia Gravis.
  • How can I get medical cannabis for my child? – Regarding a minor, I see the patient with the parent in the room. At the end of the consult I issue a recommendation letter for the child and a caregiver letter for the parent that allows the parent to purchase the medicine on behalf of the child.
  • How long does it take to know if medical cannabis will work? – When a patient comes in for the initial consult we develop a treatment plan together. I usually recommend trying the initial treatment plan for at least 2 weeks before making adjustments. If after 2 weeks there is not enough improvement, we make adjustments and go from there.
  • What is MCT oil? – MCT stands for medium chain triglycerides. It is a form of fractionated coconut oil. It is a carrier oil used to dilute the cannabis oil in order to get the proper concentration of the cannabis oil.