Mark Sircus was trained in acupuncture and Oriental medicine at the Institute of Traditional Medicine in Santa Fe and the School of Traditional Medicine of New England in Boston. He, also, served at the Central Public Hospital of Pochutla, Mexico. He is part of the Scientific Advisory and Research Development team of the Da Vinci College of Holistic Medicine.
"Dr. Sircus has written a clear guide to understanding the power of the cannabis plant in combating numerous disorders . . . [e]xceptionally well researched, written, organized and presented . . . a timely and informative contribution to the on-going national discussion which has seen more and more states are now legalizing medical marijuana as a safe and effective treatment method. Especially recommended reading for those who may be unable to obtain medical marijuana to treat their individual conditions in their particular state of residence . . . specifically designed to provide options that can offer the much-needed help they are seeking . . . unreservedly recommended for personal reading lists, as well as community and academic library Medical Marijuana reference collections."--Clint Travis, reviewer "Midwest Book Review, "Reviewer's Bookwatch" "
"A great big handful. That's how many pills you take each day. Two for symptom relief. One for pain now, one later. Some to stave off anticipated maladies, and one for . . . well, you don't know what for. It'd be simpler if you only had one medicine to take, so read Healing with Medical Marijuana by Dr. Mark Sircus . . . and you might find relief . . . [the book] show[s] that marijuana is useful in treatment of allergies, dementia, ALS, appetite loss, inflammation, Parkinson's Disease, pain of all sorts, AIDS, epilepsy, PTSD, and other afflictions . . . it's about time that nation-wide laws and lawmakers catch up with what marijuana users and medical personnel already know."--The Bookworm Sez (nationally syndicated review columnist)