Resources

The UC Davis Physician (Fall 1992)

UC-Davis-CoverTitled “Healing in LA”, the Fall 1992 issue of the UC Davis Physician gives you an inside look at the eventful beginnings of the Health & Wellness Medical Clinic, as well as the medical career of Dr. S. Paul Daniels.

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Think Away Your Pain (Paperback)

51dCyzlHpaL__SX332_BO1,204,203,200_Think Away Your Pain presents a revolutionary approach to relieve suffering and eliminate chronic pain. In this user-friendly clearly written book, you will learn how chronic pain becomes a condition of the brain as much as the body. Think Away Your Pain shows you how to use the immense power of your thoughts and beliefs to literally change the neural circuitry of your brain. Dr. Schechter combines scientific evidence with clinical experience and psychological insight to teach a systematic method to control and eliminate pain… with the mind. With 25 years in the field, Dr. Schechter has cured thousands of patients with this mind/brain based program. This book teaches the TMS healing method where changing thought, expressing feelings, and understanding can and do change the neural circuitry of the brain and eliminate the pain. Dr. Schechter discusses research supporting the approach including research by the author. Some will find this a more contemporary version of John Sarno’s books on this subject. Others will find this a fascinating interface between medicine, psychology, and neuroscience. For the chronic pain sufferer limited in function, distressed by suffering and hopeless about the future, this book offers realistic hope.

David Schechter, MD

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California Medical Marijuana Laws

Every patient should know their rights and the laws that affect their treatment.

California NORML. http://www.canorml.org/faq.html

California Medical Marijuana FAQ

How to get a medical marijuana card?

To obtain a medical marijuana (or “cannabis”) card in California, you must have at least one of many qualifying conditions, and receive a recommendation by a medical doctor for treatment with medical marijuana.

Where are you located?

We have convenient Los Angeles, CA locations:

3937 1/2 S. Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90037
Hours: Open 7 Days – 9AM – 8PM
Phone: (323) 309-1613
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5500 S. Western Ave, Suite #2
Los Angeles, CA 90062
Hours: Open 7 Days – 9AM – 8PM
Phone: (323) 703-8634
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How do I make an appointment?

Click here and fill out our quick appointment request form. You should assume your appointment time is confirmed if it is requested to occur during the business hours below. If for some reason your appointment can not be confirmed, we will contact you promptly.

What are your hours?

Our hours are 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM – SEVEN DAYS A WEEK! We will accept patients for evaluations up to 15 minutes prior to closing.

I don’t have a California Drivers License or ID card. Can I still see the doctor?

Yes, we may still be able to see you. There are several acceptable forms of identification other than state-issued ID cards. Please contact us for more information.

Is there database that my employer or the government can check to see I have a card?

All patient records are stored privately and securely. Your medical record privacy is protected by law. If you are prompted by law enforcement and possess one of our medical marijuana cards, you may opt to allow for us to verify your status as a patient.

Can someone request to see my records (like my boss) without me knowing?

No. All patient records are stored privately and securely. Your medical record privacy is protected by law.

I am a new patient. What do I need to bring?

Bring your government identification. If you have a medical problem that has not been diagnosed or treated by a health professional, that is all you need to bring. If you have seen a doctor in the past for the medical condition, please bring the contact information of the clinic, medical group, or hospital and/or any recent medical documentation verifying your diagnosis.

How much does a CA Medical Marijuana Card cost?

$25. Specials may be offered from time to time that offer a discount.

What if I lost my recommendation?

Replacement recommendations/patient ID cards are $20. Please present your ID and we’ll reprint your recommendation.

How soon can I use my recommendation?

Your recommendation becomes active and valid immediately upon issuance from the doctor. This usually occurs at the time of your evaluation if you have one of the many qualifying conditions.

Do you offer cultivation recommendations so I can grow more plants for personal use?

Yes we do. For more information on cultivation recommendations, please contact us.

How many plants can I grow with a cultivation recommendation?

It depends on how many plants you need to treat your condition, and may be subject to change by law.