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30 minutes | Aug 8, 2017
Scientific and Policy Issues Related to The Medicinal and Recreational Use of Cannabis
Today on Burning Issues Dr. Mitch is Joined by Franjo Grotenhermen, MD. Franjo has devoted the last 15 years of his career to the investigation of scientific and policy issues related to the medicinal and recreational use of cannabis and cannabinoids. Dr. Grotenhermen is founder and chairman of the Association for Cannabis as Medicine (ACM) and founder and executive director of the International Association for Cannabis as Medicine (IACM) (www.cannabis-med.org). The ACM was founded in 1997 by physicians, patients and others advocating the medical use of cannabis. Its members are from the German speaking countries. The ACM formed the basis of the International Association for Cannabis as Medicine (IACM), a scientific association, which serves as a global clearinghouse for science-based information on the medicinal uses of cannabis and continues to provide information to other researchers, patients, pharmaceutical firms, policy makers, and the media. He is editor of the IACM-Bulletin, which is published bi-weekly in six languages (English, German, French, Spanish, Dutch and Italian) and editor of the internet journal CANNABINOIDS, published on the website of the IACM. He is a principal of the nova-Institute based near Cologne and author of many articles, books and book chapters on the therapeutic potential, pharmacology and toxicology of the cannabinoids. He is an expert and consultant on these issues for private persons, companies, courts and institutions, including the World Health Organization.
42 minutes | Aug 4, 2017
Cannabis Treatment For ADD And ADHD
Today on Burning Issues we talk to David Bearman, M.D. about cannabis treatment for ADD and ADHD. Dr. Bearman is one of the most clinically knowledgeable physicians in the U.S. in the field of medicinal marijuana. He has spent 40 years working in substance and drug abuse treatment and prevention programs. Dr. Bearman was a pioneer in the free and community clinic movement. His career includes public health, administrative medicine, provision of primary care, pain management and cannabinology. His almost 40 year professional experience in the drug abuse treatment and prevention field includes being the Co-Director of the Haight-Ashbury Drug Treatment Program, being a member of Governor Reagan’s Inter Agency Task Force on Drug Abuse, a member of both the Santa Barbara and the San Diego County Drug Abuse Technical Advisor Committees, and a consultant to Hoffman-LaRoche, Santa Barbara County Schools and the National PTA. He has been recognized by the Santa Barbara Medical Society with the Humanitarian Recognition Award.
31 minutes | Jul 31, 2017
Cannabis Case Studies and Clinical Trials
Cannabis Case Studies and Clinical Trials as Dr. Mitch Earleywine welcomes Associate Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School Dr. Lester Grinspoon.
35 minutes | Jun 29, 2017
The evidence-base supporting the likelihood of safety and efficacy of cannabis for ADHD
Today on Burning Issues Dr. Mitch is Joined by Julie Holland, M.D. Julie is a psychiatrist specializing in psychopharmacology, with a private practice in New York City. She majored in the Biological Basis of Behavior at the University of Pennsylvania and received her M.D. in 1992 from Temple University School of Medicine. At Mount Sinai Medical Center, she completed a residency program in psychiatry, where she created a research project that treated schizophrenics with a new medication. Together they talk about The evidence-base supporting the likelihood of safety and efficacy of cannabis for ADHD in adults and the need for definitive clinical trials. Also, Possible mechanism of action of THC, CBD etc in ADHD, including any basis in science for current working theory that cannabis provides focus through retrograde inhibition of GABA to create more Dopamine Transporter.
30 minutes | Jun 29, 2017
Cannabis as a Medicine for ADHD
Today on Burning Issues DR. Mich is Joined by Professor Philip Asherson from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience. At King's College London Professor Philip is the head of The ADHD Genetics Group. This group is a research group within the SGDP whose main aim is to identify the genes involved in ADHD and related behavioural traits, and investigate how such genes work together and with environment to influence behaviour.
32 minutes | Jun 29, 2017
A Day In The Life Of A Marijuana Doctor
Dr. Mitch speaks with Dr. Patel about the many questions asked regarding marijuana doctors and the instructions given by doctors on how to safely use and determine the proper dosage of marijuana
33 minutes | Jun 19, 2017
Medical Cannabis Patients Report Decreased Use Of Opioids
Today on Burning Issues Dr. Mich is joined by Erik Altieri the communications director of NORML. They talk about how Medical Cannabis Patients Report Decreased Use Of Opioids, Anti-Anxiety Medicines. This topic is based on Patients with legal access to medical cannabis decreasing their use of opioids, anti-depressants, anti-anxiety drugs, and other medications, according to self-report data published online ahead of print in the Journal of Psychopharmacology. The study's findings are consistent with those of others reporting that patients with legal cannabis access are less likely to use or abuse opioids, as well as various other prescription medications, including anti-anxiety medicines and anti-depressants.
33 minutes | Jun 5, 2017
Cannabis, Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addictions
Dr. Mitch Earleywine speaks with Matthew R. Pearson, Ph.D. a Research Assistant Professor from the Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addictions at the University of New Mexico.
31 minutes | Apr 24, 2017
Providing Legal Access to Medical Cannabis
Today on Burning Issues Dr. Mitch is joined by Jordan Page, a cannabis freedom activist and the PR Director for CannaSense. Cannasense is providing legal access to medical cannabis through a framework of existing state and federal laws, to patients in all 50 states. As a medical cannabis collective they use a specific legal strategy, developed over 10 years of research, to provide and ship cannabis medication to patients across the US regardless of individual state mandates. They are in strict compliance with state and federal laws including the Compassionate Use Act, the Affordable Care Act, and Article 4 Section 1 of the US Constitution, among many others. Under the provisions of the CUA and through the vehicle of telemedicine, they connect patients in every state with CA board certified medical doctors who issue them medical cards and recommendations for membership in our collective, thereby making them CA patients.
30 minutes | Feb 20, 2017
Los Angeles Times Supports Proposition M
Los Angeles is about to presented with Proposition M which will provide the city with the ability to address issues in a comprehensive way. One of the biggest publications in Media The Los Angeles Times has now come out and backed Proposition M. Dr. Mich speaks to Virgil Grant, president and co-founder of Southern California Coalition about his take on this media backing.
64 minutes | Jan 9, 2017
Joshua Littrell and Veterans for Cannabis
Veterans for Cannabis founder Joshua Littrell talks about his mission to reduce Veteran suicides and end accidental overdose deaths with medical Cannabis.
33 minutes | Nov 7, 2016
Missouri Marijuana Decriminalization Set to Begin in 2017
Missouri Marijuana Decriminalization Set to Begin in 2017 and Dr. Mitch Earleywine discusses with Missouri Medical Marijuana Advocate and Attorney Dan Viets
64 minutes | Oct 25, 2016
California Prop 64 and The Path to Legalize
California Prop 64 and The Path to Legalize Recreational Marijuana as Dr. Mitch Earleywine welcomes returning guests Chris Conrad and Mikki Norris.
58 minutes | Oct 5, 2016
Support for Arizona 205 by Female Marijuana Business
Support for Arizona by Female Marijuana Business Community as Laura Bianchi Highlights the Opportunities for Women if Voters Approve Proposition 205.
56 minutes | Sep 14, 2016
Guy Rocourt Partner & Lead Extraction Artist at Neos
Guy Rocourt is the lead extraction artist and partner of Neos vape pens. While living in New York and Los Angeles, Rocourt developed a low-temperature, vaporizable formula, which maintained the attributes of the original strains. He formed Revolutionary Technologies (RevTech) with his fellow partners which developed a refined cannabis product suitable for use in electronic cigarette-type pens. He then moved to Denver, Colorado to launch the Neos branded vapor pens in the recreational market. In the next year he has launched the branded line in California and soon will launch in Nevada. Today, Rocourt spends his time traveling between cannabis markets researching and growing Neos’ product line. From the market’s first cannabis-infused CBD vape pen to the delicious flavored disposable line and launching the nation’s first cannabis television advertisement, Neos is a pioneer in the quickly expanding marijuana landscape.
63 minutes | Aug 8, 2016
Eva Silva of CA Hemp Alliance
Today on Burning Issues Dr. Mitch Earleywine is joined by Eva Silva, Hemp & Cannabis Entrepreneur and President of CA Hemp Alliance. CA Hemp Alliance is an association of companies, research institutions, business organizations and universities in California. The alliance serves as a driver for new material and process innovation and provides a platform to communicate these innovations. CA Hemp Alliance is a membership-based non-profit trade group for the industrial hemp industry in California. CHA serves as a cross-sector network, which positions industrial hemp and its possible applications at the center of its activities and brings all players along the whole value chain together.
55 minutes | Jul 29, 2016
Neuropsychology and Addictions; The Resurgence of Hemp
Neuropsychology and Addictions with Dr. Rayna Hirst of Palo Alto University. Plus, the Resurgence of Hemp as Dr. Mitch talks with CW Hemp CEO Joel Stanley.
30 minutes | Jul 29, 2016
David Boaz and the Libertarian Mind
Dr. Mitch Earleywine is joined by David Boaz executive vice president of the Cato Institute and the Author of The Libertarian Mind. Mitch and David discuss the drug war, and David shares his libertarian view that adult individuals have the right and responsibility to decide what they do with their own lives, knowing the risks, and understand the consequences.
29 minutes | Jul 7, 2016
Drugs: America's Holy War
Today on Burning Issues Mitch Earleywine is joined by Art Benavie, Author of Drugs: America's Holy War and new book How the Drug War Ruins American Lives. In the book Drugs: America's Holy War Arthur Benavie analyzes the research findings and argues that an end to the war on drugs, much as we ended alcohol prohibition, would yield enormous international benefits, destroy dangerous and illegal drug cartels, and allow the American government to refocus its attention on public well-being.
32 minutes | Jun 15, 2016
The Medical Marijuana Dispensary with Laurie and Mary Wolf
Today on Burning Issues Dr. Mitch Earlywine is joined by Laurie and Mary Wolf, authors of The Medical Marijuana Dispensary: Understanding, Medicating, and Cooking with Cannabis. This book is part reference, part cannabis cookbook, The Medical Marijuana Dispensary provides up-to-date, evidence-based information and research supported by medical professionals, established experts, and members of the medical marijuana community. In three parts, authors Laurie and Mary give and overview of the history of medical marijuana and profiles of common cannabis strains and explore a range of easy-to-prepare edibles and effective remedies with dosages that can easily be altered to suit your health needs. The Medical Marijuana Dispensary includes useful cannabis resources including an in-depth glossary, medical cannabis guidelines, a well-organized index listing ailments, symptoms and conditions, real-world patient testimonials, and tips for cultivating cannabis at home.
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