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Doctors, patients, scientists, and families talk medical cannabis. Brands talk about product development. Experts break down the research. Cutting through the smoke to have intelligent conversations about cannabis, what it can treat, human stories, and the questions we’re all thinking about but never had anyone to ask. Hosted by Elana Kirsh Goldberg and Dr. Codi Peterson. Brought to you by The Cannigma and Americans for Safe Access.

The Cannabis Enigma The Cannigma

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.7 • 13 Ratings

Doctors, patients, scientists, and families talk medical cannabis. Brands talk about product development. Experts break down the research. Cutting through the smoke to have intelligent conversations about cannabis, what it can treat, human stories, and the questions we’re all thinking about but never had anyone to ask. Hosted by Elana Kirsh Goldberg and Dr. Codi Peterson. Brought to you by The Cannigma and Americans for Safe Access.

    Perfecting cannabis with Michael Backes

    Perfecting cannabis with Michael Backes

    A common issue that is present in the cannabis market is the inconsistency of products. As an agricultural crop, it can be tricky for suppliers to deliver the same product to consumers time and again, and this is one of the areas that Michael Backes, our guest for today's episode, is tackling through his work at Perfect Blends!In our chat, Michael shares his personal journey into the cannabis space, and how his history of migraines aided him in discovering the powers of medical marijuana. Fro...

    • 43 min
    Cannabis, food, and healing with Chef Jordan Wagman

    Cannabis, food, and healing with Chef Jordan Wagman

    Today on the show we welcome chef Jordan Wagman to talk about the work he is doing to incorporate cannabis into his amazing cooking as a way of advocating for its health benefits. Jordan starts by talking about how his early relationship with cannabis began when he was diagnosed with psoriasis and used it as a way of easing the pain. Years later, after he had become a chef, he made drastic changes to his diet involving the inclusion of cannabis along with the exclusion of refined sugar, and t...

    • 48 min
    Telling cannabis stories with pictures with Anthony Travagliante

    Telling cannabis stories with pictures with Anthony Travagliante

    Welcome to another episode of the Cannabis Enigma! We’ve got something a little different for you today. We’ll be talking about how visual storytelling can be used in the cannabis space with Anthony Travagliante. Hear the tale of how Anthony came to work in the cannabis space, telling the stories of cannabis brands and making them accessible to non-users. Find out how he has overcome some of the challenges caused by COVID, what he enjoys most about the industry, and the strides it is mak...

    • 33 min
    Minorities in cannabis, with Steven Philpott Jr.

    Minorities in cannabis, with Steven Philpott Jr.

    In light of Black History Month, we feel it is important and relevant to talk about how minorities in the United States and around the world have been disproportionately affected by drug policy and the war on drugs. Part of our conversation today centers on how we can break down barriers and find ways to build cannabis companies that are minority-owned and uplift them.Joining us for this discussion is Steven Philpott Jr., one of our science reviewers at The Cannigma and a cannabis trichome ex...

    • 59 min
    Cannabis and women's health, with Dr. Melanie Bone

    Cannabis and women's health, with Dr. Melanie Bone

    By now, we’ve all heard of the concept of using cannabis to treat ailments like cancer, ALS, Parkinson’s, seizures, HIV, AIDS, Crohn’s, and terminal illnesses, but fortunately, those aren’t necessarily what physicians are most commonly confronted with. What then, can be done about things like anxiety, pain, insomnia, fibromyalgia, endometriosis, and other women’s health issues? Today we are joined by Dr. Melanie Bone, a physician in Florida practicing cannabis-based medicine. Dr. Bone ha...

    • 37 min
    Cannabis and traumatic brain injury, with Nikki Lawley

    Cannabis and traumatic brain injury, with Nikki Lawley

    The decades-long War on Drugs campaign in America has been incredibly successful at spreading harmful rhetoric and shaping people’s perception of cannabis use. The resulting prejudice can often discourage folks from seeking out medical cannabis as an option, and can even affect state legislature, forcing patients to overcome unnecessary and prohibitive obstacles in order to receive the treatment they need.Today on the show we welcome Nikki Lawley, a Traumatic Brain Injury Survivor, and founde...

    • 26 min

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