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Codi Peterson, PharmD

is a practicing pharmacist with a passion for cannabis-based medicine.

Tal Lupo, M.Sc

is a molecular biologist and analytical chemist with expertise in cannabis.

Emily Earlenbaugh, PhD.

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William Dolphin

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is a Canadian health writer with a passion for educating people about the benefits of cannabis.

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Mary Biles

an ex-TV producer, writer and educator with a background in holistic health. 

Yair Tzikinovsky

is an Israeli medical student at Debrecen University in Hungary.

Janelle Lassalle

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Matan Weil

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Uta König

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How Cannabis Helps Rheumatoid Arthritis

Dr. Daniela Garelick explains why cannabis can be a good treatment option for some rheumatoid arthritis patients.


Cannabis Helped Me Get Off Opioids

"I don't think I could be the father that I am today if I didn't have cannabis," says...


The Pharaohs Were Getting Lit – Medical Cannabis in Ancient Egypt

Usage of Cannabis in ancient Egypt goes back 4,000 years Egyptian hieroglyphs called it ‘shemshemet’ and it was...


Why Medical Marijuana Helps Chronic Pain

Medical marijuana doesn't necessarily directly address chronic pain, but it can improve the overall quality of life for...


How Cannabis Can Fight the Opioid Epidemic

The opioid epidemic and really impacted both the medical community and the populations of different countries at large....


Delivery Methods for Medical Cannabis

An overview of the three primary delivery methods for medical cannabis: inhalation, oral ingestion, and topical application.

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