Senate Passes Key Bills
After more than a year in limbo, the Michigan Senate has acted on a series of bills first passed by the House regulating Provisioning Centers and Medibles. While not perfect, Michigan for the first time will have legal framework for Dispensaries. Many in the medical marijuana […]
Senate Passes Key Bills
Denali Healthcare Reduces Rates for Hospice
Effective immediately Denali Healthcare is reducing the cost of certification for all patients actively on Hospice to $100.
To qualify for the Hospice Discount patient need to bring their medical records and PROOF OF CURRENT HOSPICE CARE.
Denali Healthcare and Dr. Robert Townsend are initiating this […]
Dr. Bob Returning June 17th!
As many of you know, Dr. Bob Townsend has been away for a few months resolving an issue with the state. We are pleased to announce that he will be returning to full time practice on June 17th and will be personally seeing patients again. […]
The Cost of the War on Drugs in the 97th District
Posted on April 15, 2016 by Robert Townsend
War on Drugs Figures Released
The Michigan State Police have released arrest statistics, county by county, for 2014. Specifically, we are going to look at the numbers for marijuana. While we imagine the […]
Should I go to Lansing to Represent the 97th District?
I’ve been an advocate for patients for many years. I voted for the MMMA in 2008, never planning to have anything to do with the program, but with the desire to give patients that option if it eased their suffering. […]
We are pleased to end any speculation about the validity of our certifications. Had a court case today (2-4-16) involving CPS. The court was aware of the suspension and made it clear that since in was after the card was issued, it had no bearing on the case or […]
We are pleased to announce we have ReOpened for Certifications at 6 locations! See our Clinic Calendar for the Schedule and locations. Call 989-339-4464 for details!
Denali Has Had a Setback
Obviously many of you know we have had a setback at Denali. The state has suspended my license, and our […]
The Science of the Endocannabinoid System
Cannabis and the Endocannabinoid System by Dr. Sunil Kumar Aggarwal, (M.D, 2010, Ph.D., Medical Geography, 2008.) This presentation is scientific and is directed towards Physicians and Healthcare professionals.
Dr. Aggarwal is a graduate of University of Washington’s NIH-supported Medical Scientist Training Program and an Associate […]
Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
Failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS) is when back pain and/ or leg pain recurs or persists
following an otherwise successful back surgery. The goal of back surgery is to relieve pain by correcting the cause of the pain, such as relieving the pressure on a nerve root or […]
The Pharmacist Refuses to Fill My Prescription…
Can They Do That???
Pharmacists are coming under increased pressure from regulatory agencies to decrease the number of controlled substances they dispense. Does this mean they can refuse to fill a prescription written for a legitimate medical reason by a physician in good standing? […]