MEDICAL MARIJUANA

magazine articles by (or about) 

Mark Mathew Braunstein

FIRST AID for CANNABIS SMOKERS   ( 2MB PDF )

10 Ways to Reduce the Health Risks of Smoking Marijuana

 

Spirit of Change magazine - Spring 2016 issue

(this includes the Bibliography not included with the print edition)

 

also view or download from the magazine's website

(and click on upper right corner to view the entire issue)

 

or the web reprint on Alternet

BIBLIOGRAPHY  for the print edition of Spirit of Change's article with clickable links, but you may need to download the PDF for links to function

(3MB PDF, be patient while it loads)

 

New Mobility - cover story in the July 2016 issue.

 

After my 20 years as a public advocate for medical marijuana, I asses the state of its law reform movement and how legalization has benefited all patients, even those who do not medicate with cannabis. 

Rx for POT - Is Medicinal Marijuana Coming of Age?  

 

(2MB PDF, be patient while it loads)

 

New Mobility - cover story in the April 2010 issue.

 

After serving for 13 years as Connecticut's poster child for medical marijuana, I graduated into a cover boy and centerfold pinup. While I did not write the article, I am profiled in it and I photographed and photoshopped the self-portrait and photo illustrations.

A WALK on the WILD SIDE - Paraplegia & Marijuana

(370K PDF)

 

Treating Yourself: The Alternative Medicine Journal  -  Spring 2009 issue 

 

An autobiographical and social commentary chronicle of my 12 years of advocacy for an end to medicinal marijuana prohibition. Inset handheld-camera self-portrait photo (presently called a "selfie") taken August 2008. 

Full issue download at:

https://treatingyourself.com/magazine/16639092-Treating-Yourself-Magazine-16.pdf

MEDICAL MARIJUANA - Legal but Out of Reach   (830K PDF)

 

Hartford Courant Sunday Editorial section front page - June 24, 2012

 

My Commentary about Connecticut's new medicinal marijuana law, half of my full-length editorial later published in whole in Treating Yourself (see next article below). Two years later as of May 2014, though seven were licensed, no dispensary has yet opened. My prediction has rung true.

CONNECTICUT HAS LEGALIZED MARIJUANA as MEDICINE, or MAYBE NOT       (400K PDF)

 

Treating Yourself - Fall 2012 issue

 

Twice the length of my Hartford Courant article (above), this chronicles 15 years of failure, concluding with a law finally passed that two years later still has yet to provide legal access to licensed patients.

Web reprint at:

https://treatingyourself.com/connecticut-has-legalized-marijuana-as-medicine/

Related article at:

https://treatingyourself.com/at-long-last-connecticut-has-a-medical-cannabis-program/

A CONNECTICUT PARAPLEGIC TELLS HIS STORY   (3MB PDF)

 

Hartford Courant Sunday Editorial section front page - January 12, 1997

 

My 1997 (1997!) COMMENTARY come-out-of-the-(cultivation)-closet confession, in which I proved myself far ahead of the pack on medicinal marijuana. This garnered more media attention than all my other previous writings combined. 3MB PDF -- be patient while it loads!

At long last, Connecticut Has a Medical Cannabis Program

(400K PDF)

 

Treating Yourself - Fall 2012 issue    (about me, but NOT written by me)

 

Mary Lou Smart's insightful chronicle of Connecticut's medical marijuana law in which she documents the back parlor politics of our so-called democracy. I am profiled and quoted here, and portrayed with a photo. 

Web reprint at: 

https://treatingyourself.com/at-long-last-connecticut-has-a-medical-cannabis-program/

CANNABIS THERAPEUTICS    (1.2 MB PDF)

 

Treating Yourself - Summer 2010 issue

 

The Sixth National Clinical Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics: A Report on the 2010 Conference with photos, captions, and text by M.M.B.  A bi-annual conference attended this year by 28 physicians (MD's), 10 registered nurses (RN's), and among the other 280 people, dozens holding an array of PhD's.

Web reprint at:

http://www.westcoastmedicann.com/the-sixth-national-clinical-conference-on-cannabis-therapeutics/

HOW to REDUCE the HEALTH RISKS of SMOKING MARIJUANA 

 

(470K PDF)

 

Treating Yourself: The Alternative Medicine Journal  - 8 page feature article in the Fall 2008 issue 

 

Publisher's title is Getting High & Staying Healthy: How to Reduce the Health Risks of Smoking Marijuana, whereas I much prefer my title First-Aid for Marijuana Smokers

Czech translation web reprint at: 

http://www.magazin-legalizace.cz/cs/articles/detail/635-kdyz-hulit-tak-zdrave-4-cast-the-big-bong-theory

 VIDEOS 

Wall Street Journal

 

VIDEO

 

2014 video

3 minute video by the

Wall Street Journal

 

accompanies a November 14, 2014 article in the

Wall Street Journal

http://youtu.be/2Zp1DoxodW0

 

read the WSJ article here 

unless access is money-walled, in which case you can access it by first searching for it, for instance on Google

 

 

 

FIVE network TV news segments edited into a 14 minute video:

1) 2 min 30 sec -- NBC-TV news, Feb 6, 1997

2) 1 min 30 sec -- CBS-TV news, Feb 20, 1997

3) 4 min -- Marijuana Policy Project documentary

4) 3 min -- FOX-TV news, March 2006

5) 2 min -- NBC-TV news, March 2006

 

14 minutes long

http://youtu.be/cji9DMe7t0o

VIDEO

Also, CBS-TV uploaded their video themselves at:
https://youtu.be/KRLA1U74y90
Medical marijuana testimony

VIDEO

 

JUDICIARY COMMITTEE PUBLIC HEARING, March 2011

 

This was my seventh such testimony in support of this seventh bill to legalize medicinal marijuana in the State of Connecticut. While it once again did NOT pass, the bill to decriminalize marijuana did pass this year!

 

4 minutes long

 

http://youtu.be/ELmKbYSBM38

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Article (about me, not by me)

Connecticut Magazine, April 2019

cover story about Cannabis in Connecticut,

in which I am profiled as an example of 1 of over 30,000 licensed patients in CT

(stated on the article for the illiterate, "3 minutes to read")

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PDF of list of websites
relevant to Connecticut's Medical Marijuana Program
with some especially relevant to Southeastern CT

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