Updates on the Opioid Crisis

Updates on the Opioid Crisis

I recently watched a movie on Netflix called “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark” (excellent!). It’s about a writer who, in her own words, becomes “obsessed” with finding the Golden State killer. Her obsession for finding the killer eventually led to feelings of extreme stress...
The Latest on Cannabis for Neuropathy

The Latest on Cannabis for Neuropathy

I recently did a podcast with Jonathan Geiman of “The Joe Health Show”, a program designed to inform and educate on the mechanics of food and other supplements for the body.   It ended up being a fantastic conversation, which happens when the host asks well-informed...
Corner Piece to Big Pharma

Corner Piece to Big Pharma

Last week, the U.K. based pharmaceutial company, GW Pharmceuticals, hit a home run in terms of potential drug sales. Epidiolex, their plant-based CBD solution, was descheduled by the DEA. This removed the label of Epidiolex as a “controlled substance” and...
CBG

CBG

When I finished my book at the end of 2019, there were 104 cannabinoids. As I write this post, I found recent reports identifying 113 cannabinoids. That’s how fast things change in the world of cannabis. CBG seems to be on deck as the next cannabinoid to earn some...
Behind the Name “Cannabis”

Behind the Name “Cannabis”

*Updated: Mar 15, 2020 Cannabis, or hemp, is one of the oldest, yet most misunderstood, medicines utilized by humans today. Along with the cultivated hop (used in beer), cannabis is part of the botanical family of Cannabaceae, and is thought to have originated in Asia...