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What is Medical Cannabis?

​​Medical Cannabis (also known as

Medical Marijuana) is the use of cannabinoids, the compounds from

the cannabis plant, for medical, as opposed to recreational benefit.

Medical benefits have been shown for pain relief, appetite stimulation, sleep, inflammation, muscle spasms, seizures, and many more disorders. This is not just due to the “psychoactive” components of the plant, but actually due to powerful biochemical effects throughout the body. 

You are Potentially Eligible for a Medical Marijuana Card in New York If You are a Legal Resident and Have Been Diagnosed With:

  

  • Severe Chronic Pain
  • Opioid Replacement* (new 7/18)
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Cancer
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Spinal cord Injury with Spasticity
  • Epilepsy
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Neuropathy
  • Huntington’s Disease

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with the intention of improving function or discomfort by treating: 
pain, spasticity, nausea, seizures, 
weight loss and wasting  (cachexia) 
If you are a New York State resident and suffer from any of these NY State approved conditions, call or come in today for our next available appointment! Our staff can help to confirm your eligibility and help you learn how you can get a medical marijauna card.

About the Doctor:

 

Dr. Ilana Zablozki-Amir is a state certified medical marijuana practitioner, and the co-founder of the New York Medical Cannabis Clinicians group. She is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Integrative-Holistic Medicine; Fellowship Trained in Sports and Musculoskeletal Medicine; and a certified Functional Medicine Clinician.

 

You can read more information about her at her practice website www.BrooklynIM.com

 

"I feel like I'm a doctor of hope, that I'm able to offer this option..." 

If you live locally, come see us in our Brooklyn office, otherwise find out about our Virtual Telemedicine Consults.

             Upcoming FREE Educational Seminars:

  • Understanding The Endocannabinoid System

  • Cannabis, Driving and Safety

  • Pain and Wellness

               Contact us for more information