Cannabis Heals Me

Cannabis Heals Me

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Welcome to Cannabis Heals Me. We tell the real stories of real people who have experienced the healing power of cannabis. By doing so we hope to change the perception a lot of people still have about this plant and the people who use it. Be sure to subscribe so you’ll never miss an episode!


109 - Melanie Julion - The Cannabis Doula
Apr 24 • 38 min
Melanie Julion aka The Cannabis Doula joins me today to follow up on my discussion with Delene Gilbert on the use of cannabis during pregnancy. As a doula Melanie works with women during and after pregnancy and many of her clients choose to use cannabis.…
108 - Delene Gilbert - Cannabis during Pregnancy
Apr 20 • 49 min
Delene Gilbert joins me once again for today’s episode. After her first child was born Delene suffered from severe postpartum depression before she discovered cannabis as medicine. Today we’re going to discuss her use of cannabis during her second…
107 - Suzanne Sherman - Cannabis & The Right to Bear Arms
Apr 9 • 62 min
Suzanne Sherman aka The Red Hot Chilly Prepper and host of The Wasatch Report joins me today for a discussion about medical cannabis laws & how it can affect patients’ rights to bear arms. Most state cannabis laws don’t provide protections from the…
106 - Bridget Dandaraw-Serrit - Cannabis for Autoimmune Disorders
Apr 6 • 41 min
My jaw nearly hit the floor when Bridget Dandaraw-Serritt listed off her autoimmune disorders with - lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, & Sjögren syndrome. And per Bridget this is just the tip of the iceberg. Each of these ailments is…
105 - Bretigne Shaffer - Medical Freedom, Cannabis & Vaccine Mandates
Mar 26 • 64 min
Join Bretigne Shaffer and I as we take a trip down the rabbit hole of medical freedom. Bretigne is a longtime libertarian journalist, and she’s a resident of California. There has been a push in recent years in CA (and several states) to mandate vaccines…
104 - Sarah Morris - Cannabis for Dysautonomia
Mar 23 • 61 min
Sarah Morris first remembers blacking out when she was 5 years old, but she wasn’t diagnosed with dysautonomia until almost 25 years later. Dysautonomia is a dysfunction of the autonomic nervous system. You know that system of the body that handles…
103 - Dwayne Bottoms - Cannabis for Parkinson’s Disease
Mar 9 • 50 min
Dwayne Bottoms told me something no one else has ever told me on the podcast - that he bought cannabis for medical use during a missions trip - with his pastor’s blessing! If that doesn’t show you how times and attitudes are changing around cannabis I…
102 - Ted Metz - GA Cannabis Legislation Update
Mar 5 • 26 min
Ted Metz joins us again to talk about some legislation introduce in the current Georgia legislative session, cannabis law in his home state, and how he got involved in politics. Full show notes can be found at www.cannabishealsme.com/102 Help us get these…
101 - Ted Metz - Cannabis for Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Mar 1 • 31 min
Ted Metz went to see a dermatologist for what he thought was a rash. Turns out it was a very aggressive squamous cell carcinoma. Within a couple of months the small place behind his ear grew to the size of a peach. After his diagnosis Ted started a…
100 - Richard J Maybury - Natural Rights & Common Law
Feb 27 • 64 min
Our nation has morphed from one founded upon the principles of life, liberty & the pursuit of happiness into a behemoth that routinely locks its citizens in cages over a plant and other victimless crimes. Somewhere this nation clearly went off the rails.…
99 - Karen Gray - Cannabis for Doose Syndrome
Feb 24 • 49 min
Karen Gray of Scotland had to break the law in the United Kingdom to get cannabis medicine for her 6 year old son. Doctors had tried every prescription medication under the sun to help control Murray’s seizures, and they just seemed to get worse. His…
98 - Prof CJ Killmer - Harry Anslinger Godfather of Cannabis Prohibition
Feb 20 • 51 min
As a longtime listener of the Dangerous History podcast my ears perked up when host CJ Killmer did an episode on Harry Anslinger. Knowing his propensity to take deep dives into subjects & historical figures I was surprised that episode was only an hour…
97 - Marcus Wilson - Cannabis Microdosing for PTSD
Feb 17 • 35 min
After suffering a traumatic event abroad Marcus Wilson attempted to treat his PTSD with alcohol. After running across the work of Dr. Dustin Sulak, Marcus decided to try microdosing with cannabis as an alternative to alcohol. After a few months of trial…
Ep 96 - Moriah Barnhart Cannabis for Brain Cancer
Feb 10 • 61 min
Moriah Barnhart’s daughter Dahlia was just 2 years old when she was diagnosed with brain cancer. Surgery, chemo and radiation drained the life out of Dahlia. Moriah was heartbroken as she watched the light dim in her daughter’s eyes. Dahlia’s condition…
95 - Krista Mcintire - Cannabis & Child Protective Services
Feb 6 • 56 min
Few things strike terror in the heart of any parent like a knock on the door from Child Protective Services. And for parents who use cannabis to treat medical conditions for themselves or their children, those visits could spell big trouble. It is the…
94 - John Prinz - Cannabis for Intractable Pain & Opioid Addiction
Feb 3 • 41 min
John Prinz suffered an on the job injury in the 80’s. Back surgery crippled him and left him with a crooked spine. John was on powerful opioids for many years, and like many intractable pain patients suffered from PTSD. When his doctor recommended…
93 - Danielle Loughton - CBD Oil for Autoimmune Diseases
Jan 27 • 49 min
Registered veterinary technician & certified vet cannabis counselor, Danielle Loughton, joins us again, but she’s not talking about our 4 legged friends today. She’s sharing her personal testimony on CBD oil & her auto immune disorders. For 22 years she…
92 - Monica Perez - Tommy Chong & Political Persecution
Jan 23 • 64 min
Monica Perez joins me to discuss a documentary from 2006 - AKA Tommy Chong. She had watched the movie a few years ago and discussed it on her blog, but I just recently watched it. We talked about the documentary and Operation Pipe Dreams - the sting…
91 - Elizabeth Futch - Cannabis for Fibromyalgia & Rheumatoid Arthritis
Jan 20 • 46 min
Elizabeth Futch is a medical refugee. Like too many ailing Texans she had to leave her family and friends so that she could get legal access to plant medicine in Colorado. Elizabeth was so debilitated by her fibromyalgia and rheumatoid arthritis that she…
90 - Tyler Colford - Cannabis in Vermont
Jan 16 • 42 min
Tyler Colford joined me to discuss some adult use cannabis legislation that’s coming down the pipe in his home state of Vermont. The proposed regulatory environment in VT puts some pretty onerous restrictions on the legal market. Tyler feels these…
89 - Lesli Downs - Cannabis for Migraines & Opioid Addiction
Jan 13 • 50 min
Lesli Downs started experiencing headaches at the tender age of 8. By the time she was 16 she was those headaches had progressed to full fledged migraines, and she was officially diagnosed after she blacked out in the bathroom at school. Her migraines…
88 - Kim on Cannabis for PMDD & Depression
Dec 9, 2019 • 50 min
In her earlier life Kim lived a wild and rowdy life as a party girl, and though she had a methamphetamine addiction she never really cared for cannabis. When she gave her life to Christ she turned her life around and became a tee-totaler. But even after…
87 - Lyn Ulbricht on Ross Ulbricht & a Quest for Justice
Dec 5, 2019 • 43 min
Lyn Ulbricht’s son, Ross, dreamed of a society where people could participate in a truly free market without the prying eyes of the banking industry or the federal government watching them. So he created a website called Silk Road where people could use…
86 - Melissa Fults Cannabis Replaces Opioids & Arkansas MMJ
Dec 2, 2019 • 62 min
In 2011 when doctors told her son that the opioids he was taking were killing him, Melissa started researching alternative pain medications for him. When she discovered cannabis could help reduce his pain and replace his prescription drug, she and her…
85 - Scott Horton - US Foreign Policy & The Drug War
Nov 28, 2019 • 62 min
Back in May I attended Ron Paul’s Winning the War on the War on Drugs conference, and one of the speakers mentioned the fact that the US government often uses the war on drugs as an excuse to wage real war against foreign countries. Last week in my…
84 - Lauren Houston - Cannabis for Interstitial Cystitis & Gastroparesis
Nov 25, 2019 • 55 min
Lauren Houston was diagnosed with Interstitial Cystitis (a painful bladder condition) in 2006. A few years later she began experiencing gastroparesis or stomach paralysis. Lauren feels her gastroparesis was caused in part by the very strong pharmaceutical…
83 - David Gornoski - Mimetic Theory & Scapegoating Drug Users
Nov 21, 2019 • 74 min
Our guest today is David Gornoski. He’s the host of A Neighbor’s Choice radio & a podcast called Things Hidden. David has written articles for Daily Caller, Townhall, American Conservative & FEE. He’s well versed on a host of topics, but he’s joining us…
82 - Robert Head - Cannabis, Alcohol & Operation Trapped
Nov 18, 2019 • 50 min
After Robert Head returned home from the military he noticed that his drinking was spiraling out of control. Between the booze and prescription drugs, he was becoming a person he didn’t recognize, and more significantly, didn’t like. After speaking to…
81 - Matt Grimshaw - Vets Grow Cannabis Documentary
Nov 14, 2019 • 71 min
Matt Grimshaw is an accidental activist. While studying to become an American citizen he stumbled onto the issue of veteran suicide and PTSD and decided he’d do something to shine a brighter light on the issue. At the same time he ran across an article…
80 - April Martinez - Cannabis for Chronic Migraines & PTSD
Nov 11, 2019 • 56 min
Shortly before returning from her 16 month tour in Afghanistan in 2007 April Martinez started experiencing intermittent dizzy spells and headaches. By the 2008 she had daily headaches and soon those headaches became chronic migraines that never ended. She…
79 - Tim Morris - Cannabis for Chronic Back Pain
Nov 4, 2019 • 48 min
In 2016 after back surgery Tim Morris woke up in excruciating pain - far worse than before surgery. The pain persisted for many months until he finally got a second opinion and underwent surgery again. It turns out his first doctor had not completed the…
78 - Curt Robbins - Terpenes, Cannabinoids, Regulations. Oh My!
Oct 31, 2019 • 61 min
Curt Robbins has been writing about the cannabis plant since the early 2000’s - often under the pseudonym Gooey Rabinski. After moving to a legal cannabis state Curt decided to shed his alter ego and come out of the cannabis closet to openly discuss the…
77 - David Grantham - Cannabis for CRPS/RSD
Oct 28, 2019 • 48 min
David Grantham was diagnosed with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (or RSD as it was called) in 2010 after surgery from a work related injury. He woke up from surgery with a burning sensation in his foot, and, unfortunately, the symptoms have spread to…
76 - Christopher Crenshaw - Cannabis for Crohn’s Disease
Oct 21, 2019 • 33 min
Christopher Crenshaw was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease as a teen. In 2017 he began using cannabis as medicine & has been able to scale back his use of prescription drugs. Full show notes can be found at www.cannabishealsme.com/76 Help us get these…
75 - Chris Grisolia - Something Needs to Change and Now!
Oct 17, 2019 • 57 min
Chris Grisolia’s son William suffered from epilepsy. Chris spoke to him about trying cannabis, but William did not want to consume because cannabis was still illegal. A few months after their discussion about cannabis Chris lost his son to a grand mal…
74 - Brandon Collinsworth - Cannabis for Cerebral Palsy
Oct 14, 2019 • 44 min
Brandon Collinsworth was born 3.5 months premature and weighed a miniscule 1 pound 12 oz. His family was told he wouldn’t live, but he defied the odds and survived. But Brandon did not escape his difficult birth unscathed. He has a relatively minor case…
73 - Stephen George - Cannabis for Alzheimers & Dementia
Oct 7, 2019 • 48 min
Stephen George was the primary caretaker for his grandmother the final years of her life. After a stroke she suffered with age related dementia and Alzheimers. These conditions affected her sleep patterns and greatly affected her personality and mental…
72 - Angie Fenn - Cannabis and Crohn’s Disease
Sep 30, 2019 • 56 min
Angie Fenn is a single mother of 5 kids, and for nearly 3 decades her life has revolved around the toilet because she has Crohn’s disease. Now thanks to cannabis she is prescription free, and she’s able to go and do things without having to map out where…
BONUS Ep. 71 - Marc Clair on Podcasting for Liberty
Sep 28, 2019 • 24 min
Fair warning. This episode has almost nothing to do with cannabis, but hopefully you’ll grant me this one deviation. When one of my favorite podcasters, Marc Clair, was looking for places to talk about a mini documentary about his podcast, I was more than…
70 - John Coffman - Cannabis replaced his Ambien, Ritalin & other prescriptions
Sep 26, 2019 • 42 min
After John Coffman’s dad passed away he really wanted to get himself into better health. His dad had suffered from dementia and spent the last 3 years in a nursing home. John did research into the disease, and decided to make some significant life…
69 - Sarah Colero - Cannabis for Migraines
Sep 16, 2019 • 41 min
Sarah Colero’s never ceasing migraines debilitated her to the point of having to stay in her room with the curtains taped shut. She was completely dependent upon her parents to care for her. And powerful opioids did not help her. Now thanks to cannabis…
68 - Stacy & Greg Fowler - Cannabis for Tourette Syndrome
Sep 9, 2019 • 64 min
Stacy Fowler’s Tourette Syndrome was so severe and her tics so distracting to her peers that she had to attend high school via a webcam. Despite being on 11 very strong pharmaceutical drugs, her tics persisted, and even got worse. Stacy and her dad Greg…
67 - Melissa Newman - Cannabis for Rheumatoid Arthritis & Chiari Malformation
Sep 2, 2019 • 37 min
Melissa Newman joins us to discuss her use of cannabis for her debilitating rheumatoid arthritis & chiari malformation. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
66 - 280E - One of the Reasons Legal Cannabis Is So Expensive
Aug 29, 2019 • 19 min
Today on the show I explain why legal cannabis companies pay a higher tax rate than pharmaceutical companies - the dreaded 280E! This tax in turn drives up the cost that consumers pay on legal cannabis. Full show notes & links to resources mentioned in…
65 - Mike Robinson - Cannabis for Autism - A Love Story
Aug 26, 2019 • 63 min
Mike Robinson comes on to share how cannabis helped a young lady with autism regain her life, and how it helped him gain a family. Full show notes & links to resources mentioned in the episode can be found at www.cannabishealsme.com/65 Help us get these…
64 - Robyn Griggs Lawrence - Cooking with Cannabis
Aug 22, 2019 • 46 min
Robyn Griggs Lawrence, author of the Cannabis Kitchen Cookbook, returns to the show to offer some tips for cooking with cannabis. Full show notes & links to resources mentioned in the episode can be found at www.cannabishealsme.com/64 Help us get these…
63 - Sarah MacLeod - Cannabis for Type 1 Diabetes & Lyme Disease
Aug 19, 2019 • 67 min
Blogger, Health Coach, Instagrammer & all around inspirational person Sarah MacLeod a Type 1 Diabetic & Lyme Disease survivor joins me to discuss her use of cannabis as medicine to treat her medical condition. Full show notes & links to resources…
62 - Chris Calton - Tell Your Children Alex Berenson is Wrong About Cannabis
Aug 15, 2019 • 71 min
Chris Calton returns to the podcast to rip the guts out of Alex Berenson’s book Tell Your Children. You won’t regret spending time listening to this episode as Chris does an excellent take down of this utter nonsense that hearkens back to the days of…
61 - Jennifer Arington - Cannabis for Peripheral Neuropathy
Aug 12, 2019 • 40 min
Jennifer Arington decided to be more intentional with her medical cannabis use when peripheral neuropathy almost put her in a wheelchair. Full show notes & links to resources mentioned in the episode can be found at www.cannabishealsme.com/61 Help us get…
60 - Dr. Bradley Borougerdi - The History of Cannabis as a Commodity
Aug 8, 2019 • 61 min
Dr. Bradley Borougerdi, a professor at Tarrant County College, joins us today to discuss the history of cannabis as a commodity, and we may talk about a few other things too. Full show notes & links to resources mentioned in the episode can be found at…
59 - Lara Etzen - Cannabis for Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
Aug 5, 2019 • 38 min
Lara Etzen was wheelchair bound, had a PIC line, and was on a feeding tube because of her Ehler’s Danlos Syndrome (EDS). Cannabis changed all of that! Full show notes & links to resources mentioned in the episode can be found at www.cannabishealsme.com/59…
58 - Michael Boldin - Funding the War on Drugs through Civil Asset Forfeiture
Aug 1, 2019 • 45 min
Michael Boldin, Executive Director of the Tenth Amendment Center, and I discuss civil asset forfeiture on today’s show and how it affects everyday American citizens who have neither been convicted of nor even charged with a crime. Full show notes & links…
57 - Mike Waits - Cannabis for Tourette’s Syndrome & Anxiety
Jul 29, 2019 • 40 min
Mike Waits suffered from severe anxiety that prescription meds didn’t seem to help. Cannabis did help him. And when his son was diagnosed with ADHD and Tourette’s Syndrome, Mike and his wife decided to see if cannabis could help him. The results were…
56 - Danielle Loughton - Cannabis for Pets
Jul 25, 2019 • 33 min
Registered veterinary technician & certified veterinary cannabis counselor, Danielle Loughton joins us to talk about how cannabis is being used to treat pets for a variety of medical conditions. Show notes can be found at www.cannabishealsme.com/56 Help…
55 - Tamara Netzel - Cannabis for Multiple Sclerosis & Cruel Consequences
Jul 22, 2019 • 53 min
Multiple sclerosis forced her out of the classroom at an early age, but thanks to cannabis Tamara is still teaching others - about the benefits of this plant as well as the victims of the US’s failed War on Drugs. Show notes can be found at…
54 - Denise Foster - The Endocannabinoid System
Jul 18, 2019 • 64 min
Denise Foster, PhD, MSN joins us today to talk about our body’s endocannabinoid system. The major receptors and what their job is in the body. Show notes can be found at www.cannabishealsme.com/54 Help us get these stories out to more people! Become a…
53 - Heather Dagley - Using Cannabis to Wean off Anti-Depressants
Jul 15, 2019 • 39 min
After a couple of years on anti-depressants Heather Dagley decided to use cannabis to wean herself off of those prescription drugs. Show notes can be found at www.cannabishealsme.com/53 Help us get these stories out to more people! Become a Patron…
52 - Chris Calton - CIA Drug Running & Secret LSD Experiments
Jul 11, 2019 • 40 min
Chris Calton joins us to give us a brief rundown on the oft inferred involvement of the CIA in drug running. We also discuss some of the secret LSD experiments they performed on unwitting citizens. Show notes can be found at www.cannabishealsme.com/52…
51 - Chris Moe aka Uncle Grumpy - Cannabis for Chronic Pain and Depression
Jul 8, 2019 • 39 min
Chris Moe aka Uncle Grumpy is an outspoken cannabis advocate in Oklahoma comes on to discuss his medical cannabis use and why he is still fighting for cannabis in his home state. Show notes can be found at www.cannabishealsme.com/51 Help us get these…
50 - Jacob Sullum - Saying Yes to Ending Drug Prohibition
Jul 4, 2019 • 43 min
Jacob Sullum of Reason Magazine joins the show to discuss his book Saying Yes, and we discuss other facts related to the drug war, and its harmful affects. Show notes can be found at www.cannabishealsme.com/50 Help us get these stories out to more people!…
49 - Sheriann Baker - RSO Cannabis & Brain Cancer
Jul 1, 2019 • 44 min
Sherianna Baker joins the podcast to tell us how she used Rick Simpson Oil (RSO) to treat her brain cancer. Show notes can be found at www.cannabishealsme.com/49 Help us get these stories out to more people! Become a Patron…
48 - Norma Sapp - A Year of Medical Cannabis in Oklahoma
Jun 27, 2019 • 41 min
Oklahoma passed their medical cannabis law on June 26, 2018. In honor of their anniversary I invited Norma Sapp of OK Norml on to talk to us about how things are going in her home state. I also got her brain on ways we can effect change on a local level…
47 - Merrick VanLandingham - Cannabis for TBI & Non-Fluent Aphasia
Jun 24, 2019 • 44 min
Merrick joins us today to talk about his use of cannabis after a traumatic brain injury that affected his memory and ability to recall words when speaking. Today’s show notes can be found at www.cannabishealsme.com/47 Help us get these stories out to more…
46 - The Case for Drug Legalization by Ron Paul
Jun 20, 2019 • 30 min
Today I’m reading to you a booklet published by Ron Paul’s 1988 presidential campaign - The Case for Drug Legalization. The arguments against the Drug War Dr. Paul laid out 30 years ago are still valid today! Show notes for today’s episode can be found at…
45 - Joshua Raines - Traumatic Brain Injury & PTSD
Jun 17, 2019 • 53 min
Purple Heart veteran Joshua Raines comes on to talk about his use of cannabis to treat his seizures from a traumatic brain injury as well as his PTSD. Show notes for today’s episode can be found at www.cannabishealsme.com/45 Help us get these stories out…
44 - John Baeza - Former NYPD Undercover Narcotics Officer
Jun 13, 2019 • 70 min
Former drug warrior John Baeza joins us to discuss his experiences as an undercover narcotics officer and his conversion to the belief the government shouldn’t try to regulate what people put in their bodies. Show notes for today’s episode can be found at…
43 - Tiffany Hansen - Cannabis & Graves Disease
Jun 10, 2019 • 34 min
Tiffany Hansen’s Graves Disease is in total remission thanks to cannabis! Show notes for today’s episode can be found at www.cannabishealsme.com/43 Help us get these stories out to more people! Become a Patron http://www.patreon.com/chmpodcast Rate/review…
42 - Jason Rink - Christianity & Cannabis
Jun 6, 2019 • 53 min
Jason Rink joins me this week for a frank discussion about Christianity and cannabis. Show notes for today’s episode can be found at www.cannabishealsme.com/42 Help us get these stories out to more people! Become a Patron http://www.patreon.com/chmpodcast…
41 - MIchelle Dumay - Cannabis & Spina Bifida/Intractable Epilepsy
Jun 3, 2019 • 76 min
Michelle Dumay joins us to discuss her use of cannabis to reduce seizure activity her daughter suffers due to intractable epilepsy caused by brain loss due to spina bifida. Show notes for today’s episode can be found at www.cannabishealsme.com/41 Help us…
40 - Planet Daily - The Cash Saving Medical Cannabis App
May 30, 2019 • 26 min
Jennifer Champa and Penny Daily were tired of their occupational & physical therapy patients buying their medical cannabis off the black market because dispensary cannabis was too expensive, so they created a cash savings app. They want patients around…
39 - Amy Latham - CBD Oil & Epilepsy
May 27, 2019 • 44 min
After Amy’s son, Lance, had a grand mal seizure at school 3 years ago he was diagnosed with epilepsy. She joins us today to discuss their journey. Show notes for today’s episode can be found at www.cannabishealsme.com/39 Help us get these stories out to…
38 - D. K. Williams - Cannabis & the Supreme Court
May 23, 2019 • 38 min
D. K. Williams, attorney and host of The Law with D.K. Williams and I discuss two Supreme Court cases 60 years apart that the federal government has used as a legal basis to enforce their unconstitutional prohibition laws. Show notes for today’s episode…
37 - Eric Espinoza - Cannabis & Spastic Cerebral Palsy
May 20, 2019 • 100 min
Eric Espinoza joins us to discuss how cannabis has changed his life and made his spastic cerebral palsy more manageable. Show notes can be found at www.cannabishealsme.com/37 If you’d like to support the Cannabis Heals Me podcast in our effort to get…
36 - Clay Conrad - Using Jury Nullification to End Cannabis Prohibition
May 16, 2019 • 58 min
Criminal defense attorney and author of the book Jury Nullification: The Evolution of a Doctrine Clay Conrad joins me today to discuss the history of jury nullification. And how it can be used to end cannabis prohibition (and other immoral,…
35 - Charlotte Lambers - Cannabis for Fibromyalgia
May 13, 2019 • 37 min
Charlotte Lambers joins us today to talk about how cannabis has helped her regain mobility and reduce the pain brought on by fibromyalgia. If you’d like to support the Cannabis Heals Me podcast in our effort to get these healing stories out to more people…
34 - Shane Hazel - The History of Prohibition
May 9, 2019 • 59 min
Shane Hazel, co-host of The Rebellion Podcast, joins the show to talk with me about the history of cannabis prohibition. If you’re unfamiliar with the roots of prohibition and the War on Drugs, buckle up. It’s a bumpy ride. —- This episode is sponsored by…
33 - Stephani Scruggs Bowen - intractable epilepsy & cannabis
May 6, 2019 • 76 min
Stephani Scruggs Bowen’s husband Michael had hoped to keep his medical cannabis use in the closet, but when he had a full blown epileptic seizure on the Florida senate floor everything changed. He was at the state house to testify in favor of medical…
32 - Sharon Ravert - When the Drug War Comes No Knocking
May 2, 2019 • 78 min
Sharon Ravert didn’t know much about the War on Drugs until it showed up in her bedroom at 2 a.m. pointing guns at her. Listen today to hear her harrowing tale! See the show notes from today’s episode over at www.cannabishealsme.com/32. Sponsored by The…
31 - CBD Genie, Anita Sommers - Cannabis for Ulcerative Colitis
Apr 29, 2019 • 53 min
Anita Sommers, who is known online as the CBD genie, appears in this episode to talk to us about her ulcerative colitis. Anita suffered from ulcerative colitis for decade before she discovered that cannabis might hold the key to healing her body. She had…
30 - KrisAnne Hall - Is Cannabis Prohibition Constitutional?
Apr 25, 2019 • 42 min
Is cannabis prohibition constitutional? How has the War on Drugs affected our individual rights and liberties? KrisAnne Hall comes on the show to answer these and other questions. Relevant Links: KrisAnne Hall Website Liberty First University Amish Farmer…
29 - Jennifer Conforti - Cannabis for Self Injury
Apr 22, 2019 • 57 min
At 15 months Jennifer Conforti’s daughter was diagnosed with a congenital birth defect - partial agenesis of the corpus collosum. Part of her brain was missing. About a year later she was diagnosed with severe autism. And a year after that at 3.5 years…
28 - Nico Murillo - Texans for Safe Access
Apr 18, 2019 • 30 min
Nico Murillo, one of the founders of a new organization, Texans for Safe Access, stops by to tell our listeners about this new non-profit. Texans for Safe Access is an affiliate of Americans for Safe Access. One of the cool things TSA is doing is a video…
27 - Robyn Griggs Lawrence - Cannabis & Dysmenorrhea, Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
Apr 15, 2019 • 55 min
Author and natural health lifestyle expert Robyn Griggs Lawrence joins the podcast today. Robyn decided to give cannabis a try in 2009 after her doctor recommended it to treat her dysmenorrhea and mood swings. And while cannabis doesn’t make her symptoms…
BONUS Ep. 26 - Dr. Mary Ruwart - Cannabis and the FDA
Apr 11, 2019 • 48 min
We invited Dr. Mary Ruwart on the show to talk about the subject of her book Death by Regulation - the FDA. With the passage of the 2018 Farm Bill hemp derived CBD products are now under the purview of the FDA, and we wanted to explore the potential…
25 - Charles Sewell - Cannabis & HIV
Apr 8, 2019 • 35 min
When Charles Sewell was in his early 20’s he kept getting sick and never could get fully well. His brother, a medical student at the time, ran some tests and the results that came back were devastating. Charles was HIV positive. A sobbing Charles was…
BONUS Ep. 24 - Taylor Woods - Cannabis Engineer
Apr 4, 2019 • 40 min
Taylor Woods, mechanical engineer, comes on the podcast to talk about some of the cool alternative uses of cannabis/hemp. Taylor and his partner James Stephens founded Ironlight Tech where they work with cannabis to create new and innovative products.…
23 - Doug Bench - Former Judge Used Cannabis to Treat/Reverse His Advanced COPD
Apr 1, 2019 • 48 min
Doug Bench, a former OH judge, was diagnosed with advanced COPD in April of 2015. His doctor gave him 20 months to live. Doug was content to go home and watch his horses while waiting to die, but thankfully his wife, Jan, was not. While researching…
BONUS Ep. 22 - John Odermatt - The Long Reaching Affects of a Drug Conviction
Mar 28, 2019 • 31 min
John Odermatt, host of the Felony Friday podcast (part of the Lions of Liberty feed), chatted with us for today’s episode. On his podcast John exposes the failings of the criminal justice system. As part of that process he interviews people who have spent…
21 - Shaaron Honeycutt - Breast Cancer survivor and cannabis user
Mar 25, 2019 • 47 min
Shaaron Honeycutt didn’t just survive breast cancer she THRIVED! She’s in the best shape of her life. (And considering she’s been a yoga instructor for decades, that’s saying something!) Shaaron took an alternative route to treating her breast cancer…
BONUS Ep. 20 - Amanda Hughes-Munson - Cannabis Educator
Mar 20, 2019 • 32 min
In part two of our interview with Amanda Hughes-Munson we discuss a variety of topics. How can one find a quality CBD product? What is the best way to consume CBD oil? How did she become a certified cannabis educator? Amanda loves her new role as an…
19 - David Bass - Cannabis for PTSD and Chronic Pain
Mar 18, 2019 • 44 min
Our guest today is David Bass. He’s a retired army officer who was prescribed a slew of medicine by his physician to treat his PTSD and chronic pain related to injuries suffered while in the military. After years spent on pharmaceuticals David discovered…
BONUS Ep. 18 - Free Relief - a nonprofit that GIVES cannabinoid tinctures to veterans and cancer patients
Mar 15, 2019 • 34 min
Kelly Young joins the podcast to talk about the new nonprofit, Free Relief. This organization creates and GIVES non-psychoactive cannabinoid tinctures to veterans and cancer patients in Michigan. The tinctures are cannabis derived, but they are high in…
17 - Amanda Hughes-Munson - Cannabis and Hypothyroidism/Hashimoto’s
Mar 11, 2019 • 52 min
Amanda Hughes-Munson spent years trying to find out why her throat hurt and why she had no energy and couldn’t sleep. After 3 surgeries she was finally diagnosed with a hypothyroidism, and possibly Hashimoto’s. She opted to use diet, natural supplements &…
BONUS Ep. 16 - Heather Fazio with Texans for Responsible Marijuana Policy
Mar 8, 2019 • 29 min
Could Texas see cannabis legalization in 2019? More than 40 bills have been introduced during the 2019 Texas Legislative session. Heather Fazio with Texans for Responsible Marijuana Policy drops by to give us a rundown on how session is going so far. And…
15 - Wendy Pagaduan - Eczema & Keratosis Pilaris
Mar 6, 2019 • 31 min
Registered nurse Wendy Pagaduan had suffered from eczema and keratosis pilaris (two common, often embarrassing skin conditions) since childhood. Prescription medications helped her skin, but it often took weeks for the medicine to get her inflammation…
14 - Trey Tijerina - cannabis and ulcerative colitis
Feb 25, 2019 • 34 min
Trey Tijerina was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in 2010. He had consumed cannabis recreationally, but it never occurred to him that he could use the plant to treat his medical condition. Several years into his diagnosis Trey went through a period when…
13 - Ashley Kingsley and her struggle with endometriosis and substance abuse
Feb 21, 2019 • 36 min
Today we’re joined by Ashley Kingsley as she discusses her 25 year struggle with endometriosis which led down a dark path of substance abuse. After being caught abusing prescription pain meds she turned to cannabis for pain management. Today she’s the…
Ep 12 - Angelica Warren Brain Cancer Survivor and Ohio MMJ Patient Advocate
Feb 11, 2019 • 74 min
Indomitable. That’s the word I used to describe Angelica Warren - brain cancer survivor and medical cannabis patient advocate. She has had more than 10 surgeries and multiple rounds of chemo and radiation. But in talking to her you would never know she…
11 - The Green NP on being a mmj patient and medical provider
Jan 21, 2019 • 60 min
We are *finally* back from our (unannounced and unintended) three week hiatus. The Green Nurse Practitioner joins us today to discuss some of the challenges facing her as a medical cannabis patient and medical provider as well as the challenges medical…
10 - Brittany Largent-Olig Lennox-Gastaut Sydrome
Dec 24, 2018 • 38 min
Brittany’s son Lane was a healthy, developmentally on target 18 month old when he started having seizures and was diagnosed with Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome. Despite trying multiple pharmaceutical drugs Lane’s seizures continued and even seemed to worsen with…
9 - Michael Maharrey on CBD Oil & Nullifying Federal Cannabis Prohibition
Dec 17, 2018 • 47 min
Michael Maharrey joins us this week on the podcast. Michael has been using CBD oil to control his arthritis and has been able to wean himself off the use of NSAIDS and other OTC pain relievers for everyday aches and pains. Michael is also the…
8 - Drake Campbell - Cannabis & Malignant Melanotic Schwannoma
Dec 10, 2018 • 31 min
Three years ago Drake Campbell was diagnosed with a rare cancer called Malignant Melanotic Schwannoma. Doctors had no treatment for the condition, so they sent Drake home with a variety of pain pills and anti-depressants. Drake lost more than 80 pounds,…
7 - Kyle, Medical Student
Dec 3, 2018 • 40 min
Our guest today is Kyle who is a medical student who has researched cannabis and chronic pain management after being involved in a car accident that almost left her a quadriplegic. And while she avoided paralysis, she left the hospital with a host of…
6 - Ashley Sartin - Cannabis & Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Nov 26, 2018 • 46 min
Today’s guest is Ashley Sartin. She suffers from a medical condition called Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). She was a police officer before she suffered a brain injury that triggered her CRPS. After months of consuming a cocktail of prescription…
5 - Delene Gilbert - Cannabis for Postpartum Depression
Nov 15, 2018 • 51 min
Our guest today is Delene Gilbert. She is a wife, mother and cannabis entrepreneur/activist. She struggled with postpartum depression after the birth of her son and hit rock bottom before cannabis saved her life. Tune in today to hear Delene’s story!…
4 - Sandy Amrine Bonus
Nov 13, 2018 • 32 min
As promised Sandy Amrine is back with the bonus content we had to trim out of Episode 3. Sandy shares information about the endocannabinoid system and some of her thoughts on why cannabis was made illegal to begin with. We hope you enjoy today’s info!…
3 - Sandy Amrine
Nov 8, 2018 • 75 min
Our guest today is Sandy Amrine. She is a traumatic brain injury survivor who was diagnosed with lupus late in 2017. She uses cannabis (and no traditional medication) to control all of her lupus symptoms, assist with her recovery from the brain injury,…
2 - Shawn & Lauren Jenkins
Nov 1, 2018 • 39 min
Join us for a conversation with Shawn and Lauren Jenkins, parents, entrepreneurs, and cannabis evangelists. The Jenkins have 4 children. They use CBD with their 2 youngest children to help control seizure activity. They were vocal advocates of OK SQ 788…
1 - Introducing the CHM podcast
Oct 25, 2018 • 10 min
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