The Cannabis Corner is an open conversation about marijuana and where it is headed in America. As cannabis becomes more mainstream and yet is still misunderstood, The Cannabis Corner strives to bring truthful language to the subject. Hosted by author Joshua Braff and Medical Marijuana CareGiver Adam Titelbaum, this podcast sheds light on questions about medicinal marijuana as a healthier alternative to alcohol or pills. All questions are important. What’s a CBD? What edibles should I try for sleep? How do I know what too much looks like? What is dabbing? Is vaping safer than smoking? Is it safe to buy it where I live? Format includes focused discussion with guests, call-in questions and in Episode One, an interview with actor/director Zach Braff. The goal is to present an accessible and warm community of flat out understanding. We get it, ask us. Have a listen and please let us know what you think - and let us know your questions. See you in the Corner!
The Cannabis Corner Season 3, Episode 3: Neuroscientist Dr. Michele Ross and Cannabis Writer/Activist Gooey Rabinski.
On today’s Episode we speak with Dr. Michele Ross, PhD, MBA. Dr. Ross is a neuroscientist and health coach who assists patients with a variety of illnesses to realize how cannabis might profoundly help them. We also continue our discussion with Gooey Rabinski (Curt Robbins), who is an activist, cannabis guru and writer who’s work on the topic of cannabis in America is ubiquitous.
The Cannabis Corner Season 3, Episode 2: Live Q&A at the Lafayette Library, Part 2 with Experts Sara Payan and Danielle Schumacher
Cannabis Corner Co-hosts Joshua Braff (Novelist) and Adam Titelbaum (Head Grower Just Cannabis Co) are joined by experts Sara Payan (Head of Education SF Apothecarium) and Danielle Schumacher (THC Staffing Group and right-hand-person to Dr. Frank Lucido of Berkeley) all answer questions from a live audience at the Lafayette Library in Lafayette, CA. Each tells their story of how they came to lifestyles that involve cannabis use. Questions from the audience cover, sleep, anxiety, specific illnesses, migraines, Crohn's, cancer, Kids, the changing laws and more.
The Cannabis Corner Season 3: Episode 1, Q&A with Live Audience, with guest experts Sara Payan and Danielle Schumacher
Cannabis Corner Co-hosts Joshua Braff, Head Grower Adam Titelbaum, Just Cannabis Co., Sara Payan, Head of Education SF Apothecarium and Danielle Schumacher, THC Staffing Group, right-hand person to Dr. Frank Lucido of Berkeley, all answer questions from a live audience at the Lafayette Library in Lafayette, CA. Each tells their story of how they came to lifestyles that involve cannabis. Questions from the audience cover: sleep, anxiety, specific illnesses, migraines, Chrone's, cancer, kids, laws and more.
The Cannabis Corner Season 2, Episode 10: Guests Gooey Rabinski; Plus Amanda Kloots!
This week cannabis writer/activist Gooey Rabinski, and fitness expert Amanda Kloots join us.
Gooey is a technical writer and does compliance work for cannabis businesses. He expresses his patient advocacy via books, articles and magazines like High Times, and now: podcasts. Gooey talks about life in the industry as the tide of legality rushes in. His message to anyone who truly believes in legalization is to educate yourself and those around you.
Amanda Kloots is the first athlete on The Cannabis Corner Podcast. She tells us that she applies a cannabis cream to her feet, ankles, neck and legs after 8 hour dance and aerobic classes each day. An important note is that she doesn’t use cannabis otherwise and never gets even a little high from the cream. As a former Rockette, Broadway dancer and celebrity trainer, Amanda now instructs high intensity classes she created. The Rope NYC with Amanda Kloots is an incredible full body workout - which she teaches all over the country and provides digitally for download and through YouTube. She talks about the immediate relief she finds from the cream she uses. Farmer Adam talks about using many different cannabis creams and how safe they are. Athletes of all kinds are recently opening up about cannabis use and how these infused creams work better than most remedies.
The Cannabis Corner Season 2, Episode 9: Congressional Candidate Amy Vilela, Sara Payan & Danielle Schumacher
Congressional candidate, Amy Vilela, from Nevada’s 4th District is interviewed, along with Sara Payan of the San Francisco Apothecarium, and Danielle Schumacher from the the office of Dr. Frank Lucido of Berkeley and the THC Staffing Group. Episode 9 of Season 2 is special as it’s rich with timely and crucial information that’s key to informing a mass audience to the truths of cannabis. Some of the aspects covered include: the dangers of the current health care system, the effects of cannabis as medicine on the elderly, those with disease in general, those with sick children, those who need alternatives to the side-effects of pharmacuetical drugs and those with chronic pain. We discuss a holistic approach to cannabis laws - including expunging records for cannabis crimes and resolving the economic, social and political contradictions that exist across states and our federal landscape today.
The Cannabis Corner Season 2, Ep 8: Ellen Komp, Deputy Director of California NORML and FLA Law
Ellen Komp is the Deputy Director of California NORML, an organization of education and truth regarding cannabis legality. Ellen has 25 years in the industry and speaks of when Hemp was the focus to bridging an understanding the benefits of the herb. Ellen is terrific in describing the evolution of the road to the current gold rush. This is the slow burn of progress we’re living that began centuries ago, and had to chug through the 80’s and 90’s. There is now an immediacy of importance for getting certain patients the meds they deserve.
Caller John from Florida discusses how cannabis changed his life, helped him concentrate and be able to avoid other crutches like alcohol. Florida just legalized cannabis recreationally, and this interview took place prior to this amazing news. Important dialogue in how John would have been yet another victim of substance abuse if he wasn’t able to find cannabis. His testimony is very common and involves a story of success and health made by a lifted stigma that has arrived with legality.
Great information, useful interviews, qualified guests. If you're looking for general conversation around medical benefits of Cannabis, this one's for you.