Should Chronic Cannabis Users be Worried about Cannabis Hyperemesis Syndrome?

The number of people living with cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome is impossible to quantify as both doctors and patients are limited by the lack of research and the newness of the condition. The syndrome – commonly referred to as CHS – was first named by Australian researchers in a 2004 article in the medical journal Gut. […]

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Dr. Ethan Russo: Endocannabinoid Nutrition

In this week’s podcast episode, Dr. Ethan Russo — one of our earliest and most esteemed guests — returns to the show to discuss his latest article, “Beyond Cannabis: Plants and the Endocannabinoid System.” Dr. Russo is a neurologist and psychopharmacology researcher, and is the former Senior Medical Advisor for GW Pharmaceuticals. He worked as a clinical neurologist in Missoula, Montana […]

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Dr. Ethan Russo: Non-Cannabis Plants Could ‘Nurture’ Endocannabinoid System

New research suggests that we can nurture some responses from our endocannabinoid system from plants other than cannabis, helping to keep it regulated and “healthy.” According to Dr. Ethan Russo, author of “Beyond Cannabis: Plants and the Endocannabinoid System,” “numerous additional plants whose components stimulate, antagonize, or modulate the different aspects of the system” have […]

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Dr. Greg Gerdeman: Human Endocannabinoid System Awareness

Dr. Greg Gerdeman is an assistant professor of biology at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida, whose research has focused on neurobiology and the human endocannabinoid system. He recently joined our podcast host Shango Los for a conversation about what the human endocannabinoid system is, why current medical students are not being taught about it, and […]

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Martin Lee: Educating the Public About Medical Cannabis

Martin Lee is co-founder and director of the California-based Project CBD, a nonprofit dedicated to the promotion and publication of cannabis-focused research — particularly investigations into the medicinal applications of cannabidiol (CBD) and other components of the cannabis plant. Martin has worked as an award-winning investigative journalist, covering the development of medical cannabis for years in the pages of O’Shaughnessy’s. […]

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Mike West: Understanding Hemp-Derived CBD

Mike West is an advocate, researcher, and entrepreneur in the world of cannabis and hemp. Currently he serves as the director of manufacturing at Cresco, a cannabis production and processing company in Illinois that holds three of the states 21 cannabis licenses. Mike recently joined our host Shango Los for a discussion about hemp-derived CBD, […]

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What Are Cannabinoids and How Do They Work?

It’s no secret that marijuana consumption can cause a person to feel “high,” characterized by feelings of euphoria, lethargy, creativity and, in some cases, paranoia and anxiety. But how marijuana makes a person high is a bit more complicated. Though the effects of marijuana consumption depend largely on the mode of ingestion, it is the […]

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Jerry Whiting: The CBD Cannabis Market

Shango Los discusses high CBD strains with Jerry Whiting of LeBlanc CNE. Jerry works in cooperation with ProjectCBD.org to develop and distribute specialty CBD strains to patients. We discuss the CBD market, specific CBD strains and how to think about CBD:THC ratios. “Patients looking for CBD often want medibles, candy, or foods they can eat, or […]

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Ethan Russo: Endocannabinoid Deficiency & Medical Cannabis

Subscribe to the Ganjapreneur podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, SoundCloud or Google Play.When the acceptance of medical cannabis goes mainstream, the pharmaceuticals landscape could face the most significant disruption of its existence. Due to the federal classification of marijuana as a Schedule 1 controlled substance, researching possible medical uses for the plant has been difficult. However, […]

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