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Fox 13 Tampa Bay: School Districts Draft Guidelines for Students’ Medical Marijuana Prescriptions

November 6, 2019

As the Dec. 1 deadline approaches for school districts to draft policies on how students can take cannabis on campus, effected groups are reaching out to Dr. David for his opinion on how best to approach medical cannabis treatment in schools.

ABC Action News: Florida Schools are Drafting Medical Marijuana Policies

November 1, 2019

As an expert in pediatric medical cannabis, Dr. David continues to be contacted to discuss strategies for handling medical cannabis in schools.

WFLA News Channel 8: Medical Marijuana & Schools

October 25, 2019

WFLA News Channel 8 called upon Dr. David’s expertise to discuss school policies around medical cannabis.

Dr. David Webinar: Autism & Cannabis

September 4, 2019

Sponsored by The Autism Community in Action (TACA) Parents of children with Autism have reported improvements in their children’s behaviors, movements, socialization, sleep, appetite and GI symptoms after introducing cannabis (CBD). In this webinar, Dr. Berger discusses the endocannabinoid system and how plant-based cannabinoids interact with it. He also reviews the various types of ingredients within […]

Wholistic ReLeaf: Empowering Families and Patients to Choose the Best Treatment Approach

September 4, 2019

Dr. David & Wholistic ReLeaf were featured in the September issue of Florida Cannabis News!

Wholistic ReLeaf: Empowering Families and Patients to Choose the Best Treatment Approach

September 1, 2019

Dr. David and WHolistic ReLeaf are the feature story in the September issue of Florida Cannabis News!

Integrative and Wholistic Medicine and Its Impact on ADD

May 15, 2019

Attention deficit disorder (ADD) is diagnosed in approximately 9.4% of U.S. children and 5% of adults, as reported by the CDC. It encompasses three subsets: predominantly inattentive type, predominantly hyperactive type, and combined type. ADD is not a diagnosis that can be considered cured, but as a person matures and learns skills to minimize the […]

Medical Cannabis, Autism, and the Transformation of Medicine

April 17, 2019

In 1987, during my freshman year at Lehigh University, our first English assignment was to write a letter to an elected official advocating for a controversial issue of our choosing. I decided to write my United States Congressman to express why I believed marijuana should be legalized.  What was supposed to be a 3-4 page […]

Autism: Screening, Diagnosis and Wholistic Treatment

April 12, 2019

April is the month designated across the world to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) awareness. The CDC defines ASD as a compilation of symptoms that can cause behavioral, social, and communication challenges. The spectrum of autism disorders can range from gifted intelligence to needing help with day to day functional living. A survey from a November […]

Smokable Cannabis Availability in Florida and How it Impacts You

March 18, 2019

This past week, both the Florida Senate and House passed a new medical cannabis statute (SB 182: Medical Use of Marijuana). The full bill can be read here. The primary goal for this bill is to allow for flowers/buds sold by state authorized dispensaries, that patients can smoke; however, this also means cannabis should be […]

Wholistic Cancer Treatment Choices

February 26, 2019

Although cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death, the most feared for many is cancer.  Likely, this is because the majority of people have experienced family and friends who have undergone cancer treatments. Seeing firsthand the side effects as well as the negative impacts on quality of life that can come from cancer is […]

Cannabis Curing Cancer? Here’s What We Know

February 20, 2019

It is widely known that people who undergo traditional cancer therapies such as radiation and chemotherapy, can benefit from medical cannabis. Not only does cannabis reduce the side effects of these powerful treatments, but it can also address the anxiety and depression that often accompanies a life-threatening diagnosis. Additionally, nausea can be reduced, allowing patients […]