Episode 13: Cannabis 101: Medicine of the Future?

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Summary: If you have been curious like we were about all the hype and stigmas about the legalization of marijuana and using the so called drug for medical purposes we have got you covered in this episode.  In this episode our well informed and well educated guest Dr Sherry Yafai MD is a Cannabis and Emergency Medicine physician at Providence St. John’s Medical Center since 2009. She is a member of the UCLA Cannabis Initiative, sits on the Board of the Society of Cannabis Clinicians and has recently been appointed as an Adjunct Associate Professor at Providence St. John’s working with cannabis and cancer research.  She walks us through the basics and helps answer any questions and negative stigmas about the drug and so much more. Tune in and learn the world of Cannabis and what you need to know about how it might be able to help you and your loved ones.  Tune in to hear us chat about: The backstory behind marijuana The difference between THC and CBD Cannabis through the eyes of the physician The need to address the underlying issues behind addiction Medicinal uses of the plant Need for regulation of cannabis Can cannabis really become as widely used as Tylenol  Marijuana as an exit drug for addictions Resources: • www.thereleafinstitute.com/ or Facebook at Releaf Institute • www.highsobriety.com/ • www.cannabisclinicians.org/