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An Interview With the 'Pot Doc', Dr. Allan Frankel

With cannabis culture becoming more than just a hot topic, not only have the dispensaries come under fire, but the doctors who recommend the Medical Marijuana ID cards to their patients. We sat down with Dr. Allan Frankel, who has over 30 years of experience in clinical medicine and is now known by many as the 'pot doc'. In 2008, he founded Green Bridge Medical in Marina Del Rey, where he began practicing Cannabis Medicine. He has since become a leading expert in the field and a proponent of the cause, appearing on numerous TV shows, as well as on his own blog where he answers the big question- 'how can cannabis help you?'

Frankel also spoke to us about Tinctures- the liquid extract of Cannabis- which is gaining popularity and recommended as an alternative to those who don't want to smoke:

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