90 episodes

As a nurse and pharmacist we focus our stories on people’s use and perception of cannabis as Reefer Madness, Reefer Medicine, Reefer Mellow. We are exploring how society is changing its understanding of cannabis.

Reefer MEDness Trevor Shewfelt and Kirk Nyquist

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 31 Ratings

As a nurse and pharmacist we focus our stories on people’s use and perception of cannabis as Reefer Madness, Reefer Medicine, Reefer Mellow. We are exploring how society is changing its understanding of cannabis.

    Healing Communities Part 3... The Cost of Compassion

    Healing Communities Part 3... The Cost of Compassion

    The Victoria Cannabis Buyers Club (VCBC) is no stranger to defending the services that a compassion club can deliver. For decades, the VCBC has supported individuals with chronic and or life-threatening diseases by providing aid not available from government health systems. Kirk once again visits this west coast healing community. He examines how this celebrated organization is now fighting a $6.4 million fine levied against them as an unlicensed dispensary. Founder Ted Smith, a tenacious defender of human rights, explains this current challenge, the club’s relationships with growers, and the help his staff provides the medical cannabis community.Victoria Cannabis Buyers Club Website is currently down - Article (https://stratcann.com/2022/02/14/victoria-cannabis-buyers-club-has-website-taken-down-due-to-provincial-investigation/)VCBC Twitter - @VCBCtweets (https://twitter.com/VCBCtweets?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor)Music by:Bob Marley – Satisfy My Soulhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R8GCc8OhTz8 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R8GCc8OhTz8) (Yes we got a SOCANmembership to use thissong all legal andproper like) Additional Music:Desiree Doriondesireedorion.com (http://www.desireedorion.com/)Marc Clementmarcclementmusic.com (http://marcclementmusic.com/) Transcripts, papers and so much more at: reefermed.ca (https://reefermed.ca/)

    • 1 hr 7 min
    E85 - Cannabis for Headbangers with Dr. Patrick Neary

    E85 - Cannabis for Headbangers with Dr. Patrick Neary

    You've said the word concussion. You might even have had one. But do you really understand them? Did you know a concussion is a minor traumatic brain injury? Dr. Patrick Neary and his team got a grant from the NFL to study if cannabis can help prevent or treat concussions! Dr. Neary explains, you don't have to actually bang your head to get a concussion. We've often said you don't have to like cannabis to enjoy this podcast. But, if you listen to this episode while rhythmically shaking your mullet forwards and back, we think you'll elevate your knowledge about both. Patrick Neary - uregina.ca/kinesiology/faculty-staff/faculty/neary-patrick.html (https://www.uregina.ca/kinesiology/faculty-staff/faculty/neary-patrick.html)The Team of NFL Funded Research Collaborators - Link to Team (https://drive.google.com/file/d/1jq9HXrUNNrB01Yvm5wc0Saja12e6P0nm/view?usp=sharing) Barry Davidson (#FindTheBarry)- @Bdavidson911 (https://twitter.com/Bdavidson911)Sport Concussion Assessment Tool (SCAT5) - https://cattonline.com/scat/ (https://cattonline.com/scat/) Music by:Rod Stewart - Maggie May - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EOl7dh7a-6g (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EOl7dh7a-6g)(Yes we got a SOCANmembership to use this song all legal andproper like) Additional Music:Desiree Doriondesireedorion.com (http://www.desireedorion.com/)Marc Clementmarcclementmusic.com (http://marcclementmusic.com/) Transcripts, papers and so much more at: reefermed.ca (https://reefermed.ca/)

    • 1 hr 11 min
    E84 - Assuage Suppository Trepidation with Sarah Roberts

    E84 - Assuage Suppository Trepidation with Sarah Roberts

    Our co-host, Trevor has an unhealthy obsession with suppositories. You know that guy you never ask, "Hey, what is an NFT?" lest he talk your ear off? Well never ask Trevor, "Hey, what is a Rectal Rocket?" With that background, imagine our delight when we stumbled across Sarah Roberts and her company Cicatrix Labs. They make vaginal and rectal suppositories with cannabinoids in them! People have used these products to treat endometriosis, inflammatory bowel disease, hemorrhoids, pain during sex, and more. Even if you think suppositories are icky, after this conversation, you will find them obsession worthy too. Our My Cannabis Story is Dave Dormer of Cannanaskis, a cannabis tourism company.Cicatrix Labs - cicatrixlabs.ca (https://www.cicatrixlabs.ca)Sarah Roberts - LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarah-roberts-cicatrix/) Cannanaskis - https://www.cannanaskis.com/ (https://www.cannanaskis.com/) Music by:Light - Up We Gohttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pFl7DhdGGzo (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pFl7DhdGGzo)(Yes we got a SOCAN membership to use this song all legal andproper like) Additional Music:Desiree Dorionwww.desireedorion.com/ (http://www.desireedorion.com/)Marc Clementhttp://marcclementmusic.com/ (http://marcclementmusic.com/) Transcripts, papers and so much more at: reefermed.ca (https://reefermed.ca/)

    • 49 min
    E83 - Are the Cardiovascular Effects Worth the High - with Dr. Venkat Subramaniam

    E83 - Are the Cardiovascular Effects Worth the High - with Dr. Venkat Subramaniam

    Most certainly, we have learned Cannabis has benefits but it is not benign. With all medications it is important to understand the risk and benefits. In this episode Trevor and Kirk discuss the cardiovascular effects of chronic cannabis inhalation with an accomplished student of medicine, Dr. Venkat Subramaniam. Although, he admits limited studies are available, his literature review suggests those who start smoking cannabis at a young age, making it a daily indulgence, are at risk of developing cardiovascular disease. He makes it easy by comparing cannabis to donuts; reminding us we must consume in moderation.Dr. Venkat Subramaniam - LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/in/venkat-subramaniam-b0a2119b/)Cannanaskis - https://www.cannanaskis.com/ (https://www.cannanaskis.com/)Music by:One Republic - Shooting Starhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hT_nvWreIhg (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hT_nvWreIhg)(Yes we got a SOCAN membership to use thissong all legal and proper like)Additional Music:Desiree Dorionwww.desireedorion.com/ (http://www.desireedorion.com/)Marc Clementhttp://marcclementmusic.com/ (http://marcclementmusic.com/)Transcripts, papers and so much more at:reefemed.ca (https://reefermed.ca/)

    • 53 min
    E82 - Manitoba’s Loud Advocate - Steven Stairs

    E82 - Manitoba’s Loud Advocate - Steven Stairs

    In this episode, Kirk and Trevor bring forward the importance of Cannabis advocacy. With the legalization of recreational cannabis, some may see the need for Cannabis Advocacy as being dispensable. Stephen Stairs, a medical cannabis consumer is a leader within the Winnipeg green culture. He explains how the many interpretations of regulations, from all level of governments, requires his continuous attention. Self described as Manitoba’s Loud Advocate, Stairs shares his back story, passion for the cannabis industry, and confronts the controversy he faced as the leader of Winnipeg 420 movement. The My Cannabis Story for this episode is from Neil Linton at the Calgary Cannabis Club adding further insights to the need for Cannabis advocacy.Steven Stairs - @steven.stairs (https://www.instagram.com/steven.stairs/?hl=en) - Instagram@steven.stairs (https://www.facebook.com/steven.stairs) - FacebookCalgary Cannabis Club - calgarycannabisclub.org (https://calgarycannabisclub.org/)Music by:Damian Marley - Medicationhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8b17TJolR3U (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8b17TJolR3U)(Yes we got a SOCAN membership to use thissong all legal and proper like)Additional Music:Desiree Dorionwww.desireedorion.com/ (http://www.desireedorion.com/)Marc Clementhttp://marcclementmusic.com/ (http://marcclementmusic.com/)

    • 1 hr 4 min
    E81 - Greencraft Cannabis Update with Eric Greening - Part 1

    E81 - Greencraft Cannabis Update with Eric Greening - Part 1

    At the beginning of the Pandemic, we met Eric Greening. He wanted to start a craft cannabis operation just outside our hometown of Dauphin. We check in with Eric and see how pandemic construction has been going, and as a preview for our eventual facility tour! Trevor and Kirk also discuss what Trevor is and is not allowed to tell patients about cannabis as a pharmacist. Our My Cannabis story is HiND. They make special jars for your cannabis and other fashion items.Greencraft Cannabis - https://greencraftcannabis.ca/ (https://greencraftcannabis.ca/) (https://greencraftcannabis.ca/)HiND - https://hindlifestyle.com/ (https://hindlifestyle.com/)Music by:Emma Peterson - Hurt Like Hell https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N1eyLX7Mjys (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N1eyLX7Mjys)(Yes we got a SOCAN membership to use thissong all legal and proper like)Additional Music:Desiree Dorionwww.desireedorion.com/ (http://www.desireedorion.com/)Marc Clementhttp://marcclementmusic.com/ (http://marcclementmusic.com/)

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
31 Ratings

31 Ratings

Manitobahhhh ,

Reefer MEDness Easy Listening

This retired nurse starts her day at the gym with earbuds in listening to Trevor & Kirk. Appreciate their professional credentials as pharmacist and RN. They have a pragmatic well informed platform that leaves the listener looking forward to each new episode. Also noteworthy Kirk’s great radio voice makes for easy listening.

DIR 78 ,

I love learning about Cannabis

I have been listening to the podcasts on my walks, which is supposedly to help my arthritic knee. I am exploring alternative measures as the orthopaedic surgeon said my condition is not bad enough, as I am wakened each night in excruciating pain. Yesterday I listened to the last two while I was taping and washing walls. I am really enjoying them because I am learning. The pharmacist and nurse practitioner compliment each other. I have been looking at getting some CBD oil but honestly have not found evidence to say which is the best to use on my knee and IT band. Look forward to the next one.

heathbellchick ,

Best for straight up information

I love this show! These guys are the best out there for providing content free of the general malarkey you find in other shows. This is straight up information, they don’t sugarcoat anything. And they always look for alternate points of views and experiences. The best ingredients for an awesome conversation.

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