Important Marijuana Articles



This is an index page for important articles on the effects of marijuana, including when you NEVER want to take marijuana...


Cannabinoid Insufficiency Disorder
At long last, there is research to substantiate my long-term clinical findings on what I have come to call Cannabinoid Insufficiency Disorder…

Dr. Gabriel Cousens on Marijuana
This is a short article by Dr. Gabriel Cousens with his sobering clinical insights on the long-term use of cannabis...

A Message to Cannabis Advocates Regarding the Marijuana Syndromes Savvy cannabis advocates include realistic cautions in their arguments and come prepared with a game plan for what to do when somebody begins to go too far with her/his cannabis use...

Interview with John Mini M.S.C.M./L.Ac.on his book
Marijuana Syndromes: How to Balance and Optimize
the Effects of Cannabis With Traditional Chinese Medicine

Learn why the most important population to focus marijuana education on right now is health care practitioners...

When You NEVER Want to Take Marijuana
Traditional Chinese Medicine believes there are certain conditions that marijuana is very dangerous for. If you have any of these conditions, don’t even think of taking marijuana...

The Great Marijuana Debate
What's behind the push for the legalization of marijuana? I believe this question is being fueled ultimately by supply-side economics. It's just like so much of what happens in the food supplement industry...

A Clear Light on the So-Called Debate Over Medical Marijuana
From my perspective, there are both good points and serious problems on both sides of this argument. I advocate a third perspective that neither of the other two has considered...

Should I Smoke or Eat Marijuana?
Marijuana affects the lung and digestive systems at nearly the same time regardless of how a person takes it...

Transcript of Live Interview: John Mini with the NEO Shaman Group
This is an interview I did with the NEO-Shaman group. It captures the essence of my research into the effects of long-term marijuana use and what you can do about them...

9 Magical Keys to Keep Your Marijuana Dispensary Open
If you operate a Medical Marijuana dispensary, it’s vital that you play an active role in your business survival. Here are some guidelines I’ve discovered from working on both sides of this issue.

Why is Severe Vomiting Sickness Relieved by Hot Showers?
One of the strangest side effects of long-term cannabis use is Severe Vomiting Sickness. This is when, after a number of years of use, the user goes into extreme bouts of vomiting that are only relieved by compulsive hot showering...

Cannabis, Cognitive Chaos and Brain Disorchestration
Some of the many effects of cannabis use include changes in harmonious brainwave patterns. This occurs because cannabis induces a clearly discernible qualitative shift in the syncopation of...

Working with Marijuana Smokers
Alakananda Devi writes about the effects of cannabis and how to treat them from an Ayurvedic perspective...

Trusting the Marijuana Experience
People are brainwashing themselves into believing that their experiences aren’t real, or that they are somehow wrong because cannabis is ‘supposed’ to be harmless...

Comments on Dr. Melanie Dreher’s Jamaica Study
A number of proponents of Dr. Melanie Dreher’s famous Jamaica Study have refuted what I’ve said in the pregnancy and perinatal sections of this website. I want to address these issues here.

On Being Stoned
Charles Tart's seminal work on the psychological effects of cannabis. I refer to Tart's work as a reference in many places throughout this website, so if you want to read the entire thing right through from the beginning, here it is.

A Call to Clinicians Regarding the Side Effects of Cannabis
Many cannabis advocates insist that cannabis use at any level is free from side effects. My observation as a health care practitioner is that this is definitely not the case...

Who Should Prescribe Medical Marijuana?
Are medical doctors the best gatekeepers for writing prescriptions for medical marijuana? What is in their education, licensing and practice that gives them ability in the medical use of cannabis?

Marijuana and Adolescence
If you misuse cannabis while your brain is developing, it will have permanent and detrimental effects on your development. Don’t do it!


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