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How to Talk to Your Doctor about Medicinal Cannabis

A few years ago I walked into my doctor’s office, hands shaking from my illness, and asked my doctor, “What do you think about medicinal cannabis?” He looked me in the eye and said, “I know it helps, but don’t think you’re going to get a recommendation from me.” I wasn’t there looking for a recommendation, but was surprised at his response. When pushed about why he would say that his reply was that people take it for the wrong reasons, and we didn’t really discuss it further. As time has passed and more and more clients have shared that they are nervous about discussing medicinal cannabis with their doctors, or have received a negative response when they have, I’m continuously reminded that resources on this topic are still few and far between. I’m not… Read more.