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E59: Dr. Thomas Rocco - The Future of Medical Marijuana

Good Dudes Grow

Release Date: 01/31/2022

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What if, instead of being prescribed narcotics to manage chronic pain, patients were given a holistic alternative? Dr. Thomas Rocco is here today to answer that question–and many more.

Dr. Thomas Rocco is currently the Medical Director of a Medical Marijuana Evaluation Center, the only licensed and approved facility in Rhode Island for patient evaluation and education for medical marijuana. His work emphasizes safe and proper medical marijuana use for patients’ chronic illnesses. He also works to use medical marijuana in hospice care to increase end-of-life comfort and peace. He completed his undergraduate studies at The Johns Hopkins University and obtained his medical degree while attending University Health Sciences/Chicago Medical School. He has also completed many certifications in surgery–basically, he’s a rockstar. 

On this episode of Good Dudes Grow, hear Dr. Rocco discuss the power of marijuana in the medical field. Marijuana is an alternative to narcotics, which keeps chronically ill patients from becoming dependent on any Schedule II drugs. He’s here to explain their trailblazing journey, and get you excited about the future for the Evaluation Center. Tune in for an episode full of science, experience, and real results. 

 

What You’ll Learn: 

  • How the Evaluation Center got their license 
  • What Dr. Rocco does with CBD to help kids that come into the Center
  • Why Dr. Rocco suggests his patients take their prescription CBD during the day, and THC at night
  • And so much more!

 

Favorite Quote: 

“We are tasked with doing it right. We’re a resource for patients, other doctors, you name it. With this program, we’re a pillar for the community.”

  • Dr. Thomas Rocco

 

How to Get Involved: 

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