While marijuana has been used as medicine for millennia, it has long been illegal in the United States. Healthcare providers and consumers are increasingly exploring marijuana as a safe, effective and affordable treatment for chronic pain, chemo side effect, sleep disorders, MS, Parkinson’s disease, and other conditions. There is still a lot of misinformation about marijuana. Although doctors may have limited knowledge about best practices for marijuana usage, the local budtender has extensive medical training.
Mikhail “Misha” Kogan, M.D. is a well-known expert on medical cannabis. MEDICAL MARIJUANA – Dr. Kogan and Dr. Joan Liebmann Smith, a medical sociologist, decode marijuana and other cannabis forms, giving readers the tools they need to manage their own health.
Dr. Kogan will present a Zoom talk that covers the most important aspects and risks of using medical cannabis to treat a range of medical conditions. He also provides practical information about how to get the best products, as well as the side effects and pitfalls associated with working with dispensaries.