Men’s Health Month: No Aloha For Bruddahs in Hawai’i

The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. This month gives health care providers, public policy makers, the media, and individuals an opportunity to encourage men and boys to seek regular medical advice and early treatment … Continue reading Men’s Health Month: No Aloha For Bruddahs in Hawai’i

Letter to President Joseph R. Biden

January 20, 2021 Congratulations Honorable President Joe Biden, I am very thankful for Donald J. Trump. Our nation was broken in so many ways prior to his arrival. With his rise to power, all our cracks and flaws became apparent to us and the world. We were forced to look in the mirror and face … Continue reading Letter to President Joseph R. Biden

Happy Veterans Day. Hawaiian Electric CEO Connie Lau is a POS

Many of our heroic Veterans survived war zones to return to America and die without connection. For keeping us safe, we promised to care for them. We failed; we lied; we simply turned our backs and ignored too many of these honorable men and women. My U.S. Congresswoman from Hawai'i, Tulsi Gabbard, served in war … Continue reading Happy Veterans Day. Hawaiian Electric CEO Connie Lau is a POS

Support Cannabis for Opioid Use Disorder

To friends and colleagues, Aloha! We've got a big update to share and an ask to help us push this new momentum forward. Feel free to use my information or simply submit your own comments. All testimony must be received no later than October 15, 2019 at 4:30 p.m to be considered. The past three … Continue reading Support Cannabis for Opioid Use Disorder

Medical Cannabis Reduces Opioid Addiction

A November 2017 study conducted by researchers at the University of New Mexico, comparing medical cannabis and prescription opioid use among chronic pain patients, found a distinct connection between having the legal ability to use cannabis and significant reductions in opioid use. This is what my preliminary research suggested. I pioneered this critical program at … Continue reading Medical Cannabis Reduces Opioid Addiction

Chronic Pain Patients Prefer Marijuana To Opiate Painkillers

A study of patients with chronic pain has demonstrated, yet again, that for many people, cannabis is a more than feasible alternative to opioid pain medication like OxyContin and Vicodin. The new study, published this month in The Journal of Pain, conducted a retrospective survey of 244 chronic pain patients—all of whom were qualified medical … Continue reading Chronic Pain Patients Prefer Marijuana To Opiate Painkillers

Marijuana Addiction

ClearHealth attends a major medical training [4.13.13] on addiction, including discussions on alcohol, tobacco, opioids and illicit drugs. The program discusses an effective practice to treat Substance Use Disorders: Screening, Brief Intervention, Referal and Treatment (SBIRT) Take a few minutes to tell us what you think of their section on Cannabis (marijuana) Addiction. Download the … Continue reading Marijuana Addiction