Can a physicians assistant or chiropractor evaluate a patient for the use of medical marijuana?

A physicians assistant can evaluate a patient consistent with the Physicians Assistants delegation of services agreement. However, ONLY A PHYSICIAN IS AUTHORIZED TO RECOMMEND MEDICAL USE OF MARIJUANA pursuant to Health and Safety code section 11362.5. Health and Safety code section 11362.7 (a) sets forth the definition of “attending physician” for purposes of the Compassionate…

Marijuana cures cancer – US government has known since 1974 « Patients for Medical Cannabis

Here are the most recent findings January 2010 Marijuana Components Fight Brain Cancer From Compultense University, Madrid April 2009 Cannabinoid action induces autophagy-mediated cell death “…These findings describe a mechanism by which THC can promote the autophagic death of human and mouse cancer cells and provide evidence that cannabinoid administration may be an effective therapeutic…

Heroin, prescription drug deaths still up

2009, opiates, both legal and illegal, were named on the death certificates of more unintentional fatal overdose victims than they were absent from, according to data released by the state Tuesday. Overall, non-suicide drug overdose deaths were down from 2008 to 2009, 1,473 to 1,393. Data for 2010 remains incomplete because of the lag time…