Dr Frank D’Ambrosio is one of the US’ leading voices for medicinal cannabis policy reform. Through his medical practice, he aims to empower and educate people on the benefits of the substance for countless ailments helping those in need access a medical marijuana card.
Five years ago, Dr Frank became fascinated with the science of cannabis and it’s success in relieving medical conditions such as depression and head trauma. After 30 years of treating patients as an orthopaedic surgeon, many of whom would never find relief from their chronic pain, Dr Frank decided to dedicate his practice to helping patients through medical marijuana. His practice now counsels patients all over the country on a daily basis.
How Billy Caldwell case could end UK's medical marijuana ban
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Medical cannabis: Doctors 'should be able to prescribe drug', says UK's chief adviser
Medicinal cannabis has proven therapeutic benefits and doctors should be able to prescribe it, the government’s chief medical adviser has said.
After Almost 30 Years as a Surgeon, This Physician Became a Pot Doc
The pool in the front yard of Dr. Francis D’Ambrosio’s Hollywood Hills house is shady and filled with inflatable loungers that drift in the breeze.
How YOU can help legalise weed ahead of tomorrow’s Legalisation of Cannabis Bill debate
Last week, NME hosted a marijuana symposium at Parliament in London, attended by musicians, politicians and drug experts. Now you can watch that discussion in full and find out how you can help keep the pressure on MPs to actually change this outdated law.
Is cannabis oil a medical marvel? Should the controversial medication be available on NHS?
As a young epilepsy sufferer’s supplies of the drug – which his mother claims stops him having 100 seizures a day – is confiscated at Heathrow, we ask three patients with devastating conditions if the controversial medication should be available on the NHS.
Billy Caldwell's mum's vow: 'This syringe saved my son's life... now I’ll fight for others to get cannabis oil"
Charlotte Caldwell, 50, has questioned why she had to go through “six days of torture” since customs officials seized his six-month supply of the drug