59 min

EP 10 - Cannabis Curious? Foodie Pharmacology

    • Science

Cannabis is known by many names, from hemp to marijuana. It has been used for everything from a fiber plant, a food, as a psychoactive, and as a medical remedy for epilepsy and pain relief. The legal framework regarding the regulation and use of the Cannabis plant is undergoing a state of rapid change across the US. In this episode, we explore the changing legal landscape and pharmacology of edible cannabis.

In Ep. 10 of #FoodiePharmacology, Cassandra interview 2 experts on cannabis #chemistry & law - John de la Parra and Ernest Anemone! 4/20

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Have you ever wondered where your food comes from? Not just where it’s grown today, but where it originally popped up in the world? Have you ever bit into a delicious, red juicy ripe fruit and wondered, hey – why is it this color? What’s responsible for this amazing flavor? Or – is this good for my health? Could it even be medicinal?

Foodie Pharmacology is a food podcast built for the food curious, the flavor connoisseurs, chefs, science geeks, foodies and adventurous taste experimenters out in the world! So, join me on this adventure through history, medicine, cuisine and molecules as we explore the amazing pharmacology of our foods.

Dr. Cassandra Quave is an American ethnobotanist, herbarium curator, and assistant professor at Emory University. Her research focuses on analyzing wild plants used in traditional cultures for food and medicine to combat some of the greatest challenges we face today in medicine: antibiotic resistant infections and cancer.

Cannabis is known by many names, from hemp to marijuana. It has been used for everything from a fiber plant, a food, as a psychoactive, and as a medical remedy for epilepsy and pain relief. The legal framework regarding the regulation and use of the Cannabis plant is undergoing a state of rapid change across the US. In this episode, we explore the changing legal landscape and pharmacology of edible cannabis.

In Ep. 10 of #FoodiePharmacology, Cassandra interview 2 experts on cannabis #chemistry & law - John de la Parra and Ernest Anemone! 4/20

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Have you ever wondered where your food comes from? Not just where it’s grown today, but where it originally popped up in the world? Have you ever bit into a delicious, red juicy ripe fruit and wondered, hey – why is it this color? What’s responsible for this amazing flavor? Or – is this good for my health? Could it even be medicinal?

Foodie Pharmacology is a food podcast built for the food curious, the flavor connoisseurs, chefs, science geeks, foodies and adventurous taste experimenters out in the world! So, join me on this adventure through history, medicine, cuisine and molecules as we explore the amazing pharmacology of our foods.

Dr. Cassandra Quave is an American ethnobotanist, herbarium curator, and assistant professor at Emory University. Her research focuses on analyzing wild plants used in traditional cultures for food and medicine to combat some of the greatest challenges we face today in medicine: antibiotic resistant infections and cancer.

59 min

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