Apr 21, 2017

On today’s show, we talk to Jonah Bolt, Founder of Hemp and Heal, a pioneer in the global medicinal marijuana market. We are also joined by Professional Big Wave Surfer, Ignacio Salazar.

What we discuss on today’s show

  • The difference between CBD Oil, Cannabis Oil and Hemp Oil.
  • Understanding CBD Oil as a non-psychoactive medicine.
  • Understanding THC as a psychoactive medicine.
  • Dr Sanya Gupta, Chief Medical Correspondent at CNN.
  • The history of marijuana in the USA.
  • Understanding medically legal, recreationally legal and federally illegal.
  • Medical benefits of CBD Oil.
  • Marijuana as a medicine.
  • How CBD and THC act on different pathways but have similar medical benefits.
  • The incongruity and conflict of the US Federal Government classifying Marijuana as a Schedule 1 Drug (along with Heroin, LSD, MDMA etc), while at the same time its Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved a request to trial a pharmaceutical version of CBD on children with a rare form of epilepsy (Epidiolex).
  • GW Pharmaceuticals also makes another CBD drug (Sativex) for treating MS, with the drug now available in >24 countries.
  • How CBD offers a natural protection against the intoxicating effects of THC, such as memory impairment and paranoia.
  • The size of the US Marijuana industry.
  • Reefer Madness.
  • Weed Documentary Series.

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