CBD & Cannabis: Stigma vs. Science – Janice Bissex


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According to a 2019 Gallup survey, 1 in 7 Americans said they personally use CBD-containing products, citing relief from pain (40%), anxiety (20%), insomnia (18%) and arthritis (8%) as their top reasons for using it. As more people turn to cannabis and CBD for their medicinal properties, it’s important to learn about the history and the science behind these products in order to better understand the myths and stigma surrounding them.

Tune into this episode to learn about:

  • Cannabinoids, cannabis and CBD
  • History of use and origins of stigma
  • Myths and misinformation
  • What conditions may be alleviated
  • How to find a quality product
  • Various modes of administration
  • Dosing considerations
  • Potential nutrient or medication interactions
  • Legal and regulatory issues

Today’s guest is Janice Newell Bissex, a Holistic Cannabis Practitioner, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, and cookbook author. After her father found relief from his pain using medical cannabis it became Janice’s mission to help others suffering from pain, anxiety, insomnia, autoimmune diseases, IBD/IBS, and other debilitating conditions find relief with CBD and cannabis.

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