Dr. Caroline MacCallum, a Vancouver-based Complex Pain & Cannabinoid Clinician, does the math in a tweet showing that the nabiximol therapy, for the doses given within the study, would cost $29,200/year while the 1:1 cannabis oil treatment in equivalent doses would be $5913/year. Dr. MacCallum further discusses in the thread her experiences in clinic, where she frequently [...]
REBUTTAL TO: “CBD IS ONLY APPROVED FOR SEIZURES ASSOC W/ LGS & DRAVET. ANY OTHER USE IS GOING BEYOND THE CURRENT EVIDENCE. THERE IS EVIDENCE OF HARM SINCE CBD HAS SIDE EFFECTS & INTERACTS W/ OTHER MEDS. WE ALSO HAVE NO IDEA WHAT'S IN THESE PRODUCTS. NEEDS REGULATION”. I DO NOT agree with this statement [...]
“While a link exists, it exists mostly for people who are heavy users of THC products and who have a predisposition to psychosis. In fact, one recent study suggests that genetics could account for about 69 per cent to 84 percent of the link between cannabis and psychosis. It also bears mentioning that a majority [...]
To mark the recent legalization of recreational marijuana, we check in with some of the key players in the B.C. cannabis world. From pot growers to government officials to medical professionals, meet the people helping move the industry forward and keep British Columbians safe.
“There’s a huge stigma,” for people who are interested in using things like cbd in their recovery, says Caroline MacCallum, a doctor and the medical director of Greenleaf Medical Clinic in Langley, British Columbia, which helps assesses patients across Canada for their eligibility under Health Canada’s Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations. She explains that some [...]
So who’s right? “It all depends on how you’re using it and if you’re using too much,” says Dr. Caroline MacCallum, medical director of Greenleaf Medical Clinic in Vancouver. A medical patient, for example, will likely start with 1 to 2.5 mg dose of THC, slowly build up their tolerance and never experience a weed [...]