Marijuana and humans have existed in the same environments for thousands of years. Marijuana is one of few medicinal agents able to cross the Blood –Brain barrier. There is a unique network in each of our bodies called endocannabinoid system to process the active agents in Cannabis. This indwelling system is the major reason medical marijuana is so effective. Used appropriately, medical marijuana can increase well being and relieve suffering without creating new problems. Medical Marijuana is legal , private and not a chemical made in a laboratory.
Why use Medical Marijuana instead prescription drugs?
Consider several very common conditions Cannabis products can be used as alternatives to drug store pharmaceuticals
Chronic Pain…pain lasting or recurring within weeks, months, or years
Recurrent anxiety , nervousness of not being at ease, all the way to a panic state
Temporary or recurring insomnia not being able fall asleep or stay asleep.
Pain, anxiety or insomnia are conditions for which the popular pharmaceuticals cause serious side effects, work briefly but result in needing larger doses, or become habit forming.
Cannabis products (medical marijuana) are effective, virtually free of side effects, and can be used without creating physical dependence. Remember these are just but a few of the medical conditions medical marijuana is used…others include nausea , poor appetite, believe it or not over eating, fatique , lack of creativity and the list goes on…
Why See a Doctor to get marijuana?
Medical marijuana is not marijuana that can be purchased on the street. When one prescribed cannabis products to be purchased from a sanctioned dispensary there is no mystery and your prescribing physician and the dispensary personnel can certify the product meets the highest standards to add your health with no surprises.
Your prescribing physician and your chosen dispensary will take responsibility to assist in choosing to use medical marijuana and including what type /strain. Sometimes folks need better explanations about issues like stigma, safety and privacy. …all these concerns can be addressed by the prescribing physician.
How do I get started?
Call my office ask for info Dr. Wills’ green meds/(202)635-1600
Make an appointment, make sure to bring a government picture ID, two documents to certify proof of residency in Washington, D.C.
We also certify Maryland Medical marijuana card seekers and only a drivers license or other government picture ID is needed
We accept major credit cards and currency. Your credit card account will reflect a payment to Dr. Wills with no mention of marijuana
At the time of the appointment you will be in the office approximately 30 to 45 minutes. You will be treated with courtesy and privacy…There is no reason not to find out more about this very helpful medicinal agent.
Most Insurances Accepted
Including BlueCross-BlueShield, Medicare, DC Medicaid