(Editor’s Note: Studies done with smoked cannabis ingestion methods may have different results from non-smoked ingestion methods)
By Jeanie Lerche Davis | Published in WebMD Health News
Cannabis may offer hope to people with autoimmune …
(Original article can be found in the June 1 issue of the Washington Post)
WILLITS, CALIF. — The one-armed man loitered in the waiting room for much of the morning, flipping through magazines with impressive dexterity, quietly waiting for word that the doctor would see him. Now.
William Courtney, MD, offered the chair to the right of the desk, the one occupied during regular office hours by a steady stream of patients seeking a doctor’s recommendation for marijuana. In California, such a recommendation means an adult may grow, buy and smoke marijuana, all while remaining safely within the confines of state law.
The singular peculiarity of Courtney’s “pot doc” practice here in Northern California is what he recommends: Don’t smoke the stuff, he tells patients. Eat it.