Cannabis: A Complicated History Pt.2

In this episode, we continue looking at the complicated history of cannabis. 

We pick up in the 1980s and the Reagan era with the war on drugs.

We learn of the discovery of the endocannabinoid system almost 30 years later by Israeli scientist, Dr. Rafael Mechoulam, and how these findings help push our cause forward. 

Lastly but most importantly both episodes share the impact that cannabis criminalization has had on already marginalized communities and the incarceration rates of African Americans, Hispanics, and other POC communities. We look at the divisive and racist propaganda, incarcerations, and financial impact that cannabis and the legal systems have used to keep these communities in the margins.

Cannabis at the time of this recording a Schedule 1 drug at the federal level and not considered for medical use. This level of restriction has made it difficult to continue the research necessary to create greater gains in cannabis medicine. However, we continue to champion on and the government begins to take note of the ever-changing green rush.

In this episode, we talk about cannabis as medicine and take a look at the history of cannabis from the 1980s to the current day. 

  • Cannabis as medicine
  • Dr. Mechoulam discovery of the Endocannabinoid System
  • Reagan Era – War on Drugs
  • Medical Marijuana Law
  • Farm Bill or Agricultural Act of 2014

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Home.🗽Visiting family. Exploring my city with my little peach. Enjoying food, family and everything that this pandemic has made seem challenging.

Check in with your family. Teach them about cannabis as medicine. Sharing healthy, conscious ways to consume and the benefits of cannabis with my family has been the highlight of my trip.

Plant seeds without judgment and share with no expectations. You’ll be surprised who is listening and who is taking notes. 💚🌿
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Do you struggle with falling asleep or staying asleep?

Sleep is essential for maintaining our mental and physical health, yet it eludes many adults. Insomnia , wakefulness and exhaustion is a very common problem, one that takes a toll on your energy, mood, and ability to function during the day.

The first thing we address during consults is SLEEP! Even if that’s not the primary concern for the visit. Some cannabis strains can help with relaxation and even sedating effects which helps us to get a better night’s sleep.

Cannabis has analgesic properties that may provide some relief for those with chronic pain, while the anti-anxiety properties can soothe a stressed out mind and body.

Sleep is one of the biggest challenges among my clients. Methods of cannabis consumption also matter.

With oral/edible products:
To get to sleep take 1-2 hours before bedtime.

To stay asleep take right at bedtime.

Inhalation may help you get to sleep but the duration of inhaled cannabis is 2-4 hrs with such a short window of effect, inhalation may not support a full night’s sleep.

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Ready to jump into the hemp industry? Wondering how to enter this industry?

Join us for this informative professional development workshop with Bevon Findley brought to you by @cannanursescnoc

Findley is a U.S. Navy Veteran, Hemp Indoor Agriculture Instructor, author and founder of @cbd.how

Join us as Bevon shares the gems of growing hemp, building a hemp business and more.

Space is limited purchase your ticket today! Link in bio or go to bit.ly/whatthehemp

About Bevon Findley:

Bevon Findley, a Navy veteran is the founder of CBD.how, an educational website, and platform for the CBD (cannabidiol) community. He entered the industry in 2016 with a mission to understand the medicinal qualities of the Hemp plant.

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School starting and mamas are both relieved and anxious. I’ve seen an uptick in consults for anxiety and depression.

I’m so grateful to walk this journey with my patients. To see them thrive despite the craziness of the world. Cannabis may not cure someone but it surely can 1000% increase their quality of life. I see it each day. I live it each day as I choose cannabis as my own medicine.

If you need support set up a consult it’s never just about cannabis. It’s always about wanting a better, healthier and symptom free life. I’m here for it! 👏🏽
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Wearing my @cannanursescnoc hat today. Come chat with us about Cannabis Research with @dr.vidot always a great day when I get to connect with my canna sister. See you there. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Wondering what it's like to undergo a research study in this space? Learn about the work being done and the future of research with our very special guest Speaker's Series guest: Denise C. Vidot, PhD on Sunday, August 15th at 3pm PST/5pm CST/6pm EST here on FB LIVE.
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