The Medical Pot Guide
About This Show
The Medical Pot Guide Podcast's mission is to provide the latest news and information in the world of medical cannabis through in-depth conversations with the top doctors, scientists, and experts in the field of medical cannabis as well as people sharing their own stories about how medical cannabis has changed their lives.
Most Recent Episode
19: Joe Dolce, author of Brave New Weed, takes us on his fascinating, and personal, 4 year journey, talking about the past, present and future of cannabis
7 days ago
Joe Dolce, the author of Brave New Weed is my guest in episode 19. Joe is the former editor in chief of Details magazine. He spent 4 years and traveled the world to research and create Brave New Weed, his fascinating and entertaining look at the past, present, and future of cannabis. I loved his book and really enjoyed getting to know Joe, as I know that you will. In the interview, Joe talks about: How he was first introduced to cannabis and why he stopped using it, only to start again decades later. What caused the prohibition on cannabis and why it has lasted for so long. How our government used popular media, particularly television shows and movies, to further their anti-cannabis propaganda. The reality on medical cannabis research and how strong the evidence is supporting the medical use of cannabis. How Israel became such a model for medical cannabis research on how they have incorporated it into their health-care system. How some of our scientific icons of the 20th century, such as Carl Sagan, used cannabis for enlightenment and self-discovery. How our consciousness changes when “The default mode network” is shut down. Micro-dosing and how that might change the way we look at both the medical and the recreational use of cannabis. Joe talks about his experience and personal findings from doing a "receptor cleanse" in order for to ascertain if the use of cannabis had altered his brain, memory and ability to think clearly. Joe talks about what he would like as his legacy. CLICK HERE to go to the Brave New Weed website. CLICK HERE to buy Brave New Weed CLICK HERE to go to the Brave New Weed Facebook Page