S4. Ep7. Cannabis’s Future is Bright!

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S4. Ep7. Cannabis's Future is Bright!
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Cannabis's Future is Bright!

We are on the precipice of change in the United States. Over a dozen cannabis-related bills are in congress and public opinion is widely in favor of legalizing cannabis. So in this final episode, we’d like to talk to you about the future of cannabis and more specifically, the future of cannabis research, products, and medicine.

Featured Guest Experts

Ethan Russo, MD, is a board-certified neurologist, psychopharmacology researcher, and author. He is the Founder and CEO of credo-science.com.At the current time, Dr. Russo hopes to advance cannabis-based and botanical therapeutics via the development of optimized chemovars and extracts, as well as pursuing novel formulations and diagnostics related to the endocannabinoid system in our new venture, CReDO Science.

A family physician specializing in cannabinoids. 5 yrs ago her son was seizing 3-4x/hr. He had failed all options and she was asked if she wanted him resuscitated. At that point as a last resort, Dr. Jen tried CBD. Since then her son has been thriving. Previously, he had been in hospital 90% of the time with chronic lung disease from aspirations and now their family has celebrated 3 yrs with no hospital visits for seizures. For the past 4 yrs, Dr. Jen has been working with patients who have failed all options and is giving them the chance to explore cannabinoids. The results with her patients have been amazing. She now advocates, educates, and advises on cannabinoids to patients, colleagues, and the industry. She enjoys working with LPs advising to help develop products we need for kids.

Education Resources

TheAnswerPage is a medical education resource that has been providing the highest quality accredited education to the healthcare community for over two decades. Awarded in the US and internationally, TheAnswerPage is now a recognized leader for providing comprehensive education on the endocannabinoid system and medical cannabis, pain medicine, and opioid prescribing practices. Content provides Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME),  Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), American Psychological Association (APA), and American General Dentistry (AGD) credits. 

TheAnswerPage creates tailored medical cannabis educational programs for Departments of Public Health, state medical societies, hospitals, and medical schools. To see all of our current course offerings, please visit our course catalog.

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Transcript

 Kara Ware:

We made it Nathan, our final episode.

Nathan Morris:

Woo-hoo.

 Kara Ware:

Oh my gosh, we started this season by looking at the origins of cannabis in the United States. We discovered the source of our prejudice towards cannabis and discussed whether or not it’s warranted. 

Then we learned about the endocannabinoid system and how to affect it, both with and without cannabis. We acknowledge that cannabis is not a panacea and can cause harm, especially in certain populations like teenagers, pregnant women, in patients with personality disorders. Finally, we explored the pharmaceutical and botanical cannabis products on the market and gave some general advice on how to use them.

Nathan Morris:

Whew, Kara, the topic of cannabis is so vast and how little did we know how vast it was until we got started? But we really covered a lot this season and if you’re new to our show, we write and we produce these seasons as mini audio courses, and so each episode builds upon the last and they all lead us here to this, our final episode.

Cannabis and cannabis-derived products are not legal in all states or countries. The views and opinions expressed by guests and hosts appearing on these podcasts are strictly their own and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Good Medicine On the Go or its sponsors. This podcast is for educational purposes only and does not establish a doctor-patient relationship.

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