Episode 61

The Science Behind Medicinal Cannabis with Jason Wilson


January 5th, 2021

1 hr 34 mins 23 secs

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About this Episode

Science educator, Jason Wilson is the host of The Curious About Cannabis Podcast which answers questions about the world’s most controversial plant – Cannabis. In this episode, Wilson provides an in-depth history lesson on Cannabinoid science, as well as the use of Cannabis extracts for medicinal purposes and the future of Cannabis research.


Jason’s journey to Cannabinoid research (1:30)
A history lesson on Cannabinoid science (14:00)
Examining endocannabinoid derangement and supplementation with phytocannabinoids (36:00)
The entourage effect (45:00)
Lesser known and emerging cannabinoids (55:00)
Medicinal cannabis (1:02:00)
Directions for future research (1:14:00)

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