Burning Issues

Burning Issues

Setting fire to the stoner stereotype. Sparking up candid conversations with cannabis researchers, entrepreneurs, and advocates. Educator, Author and Advocate Dr. Mitch Earleywine hosts a no-holds-barred platform that seeks to re-define and revolutionize the entire scope of the cannabis culture while opening the door for more to join the cannabis crusade.

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August 8, 2017 29 min
Today on Burning Issues Dr. Mitch is Joined by ​​Franjo Grotenhermen, MD. Franjo has devoted the last 15 years of his career to the investigation of scientific and policy issues related to the medicinal and recreational use of cannabis and cannabinoids. Dr. Grotenhermen is founder and chairman of the Association for Cannabis as Medicine (ACM) and founder and executive director of the International Association for Cannabis as Medic...
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Today on Burning Issues we talk to David Bearman, M.D. about cannabis treatment for ADD and ADHD. Dr. Bearman is one of the most clinically knowledgeable physicians in the U.S. in the field of medicinal marijuana. He has spent 40 years working in substance and drug abuse treatment and prevention programs. Dr. Bearman was a pioneer in the free and community clinic movement. His career includes public health, administrative medici...
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Cannabis Case Studies and Clinical Trials as Dr. Mitch Earleywine welcomes Associate Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School Dr. Lester Grinspoon.
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Today on Burning Issues Dr. Mitch is Joined by Julie Holland, M.D. Julie is a psychiatrist specializing in psychopharmacology, with a private practice in New York City. She majored in the Biological Basis of Behavior at the University of Pennsylvania and received her M.D. in 1992 from Temple University School of Medicine. At Mount Sinai Medical Center, she completed a residency program in psychiatry, where she created a research pr...
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Dr. Mitch speaks with Dr. Patel about the many questions asked regarding marijuana doctors and the instructions given by doctors on how to safely use and determine the proper dosage of marijuana
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June 29, 2017 30 min
Today on Burning Issues DR. Mich is Joined by Professor Philip Asherson from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience. At King's College London Professor Philip is the head of The ADHD Genetics Group. This group is a research group within the SGDP whose main aim is to identify the genes involved in ADHD and related behavioural traits, and investigate how such genes work together and with environment to influen...
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Today on Burning Issues Dr. Mich is joined by Erik Altieri the communications director of NORML. They talk about how Medical Cannabis Patients Report Decreased Use Of Opioids, Anti-Anxiety Medicines. This topic is based on Patients with legal access to medical cannabis decreasing their use of opioids, anti-depressants, anti-anxiety drugs, and other medications, according to self-report data published online ahead of print in the Jo...
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Dr. Mitch Earleywine speaks with Matthew R. Pearson, Ph.D. a Research Assistant Professor from the Center on Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, and Addictions at the University of New Mexico.
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Today on Burning Issues Dr. Mitch is joined by Jordan Page, a cannabis freedom activist and the PR Director for CannaSense. Cannasense is providing legal access to medical cannabis through a framework of existing state and federal laws, to patients in all 50 states. As a medical cannabis collective they use a specific legal strategy, developed over 10 years of research, to provide and ship cannabis medication to patients across the...
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February 20, 2017 30 min
Los Angeles is about to presented with Proposition M which will provide the city with the ability to address issues in a comprehensive way. One of the biggest publications in Media The Los Angeles Times has now come out and backed Proposition M. Dr. Mich speaks to Virgil Grant, president and co-founder of Southern California Coalition about his take on this media backing.
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Veterans for Cannabis founder Joshua Littrell talks about his mission to reduce Veteran suicides and end accidental overdose deaths with medical Cannabis.
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Missouri Marijuana Decriminalization Set to Begin in 2017 and Dr. Mitch Earleywine discusses with Missouri Medical Marijuana Advocate and Attorney Dan Viets
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California Prop 64 and The Path to Legalize Recreational Marijuana as Dr. Mitch Earleywine welcomes returning guests Chris Conrad and Mikki Norris.
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Support for Arizona by Female Marijuana Business Community as Laura Bianchi Highlights the Opportunities for Women if Voters Approve Proposition 205.
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Guy Rocourt is the lead extraction artist and partner of Neos vape pens. While living in New York and Los Angeles, Rocourt developed a low-temperature, vaporizable formula, which maintained the attributes of the original strains. He formed Revolutionary Technologies (RevTech) with his fellow partners which developed a refined cannabis product suitable for use in electronic cigarette-type pens. He then moved to Denver, Colorado to l...
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August 8, 2016 62 min
Today on Burning Issues Dr. Mitch Earleywine is joined by Eva Silva, Hemp & Cannabis Entrepreneur and President of CA Hemp Alliance. CA Hemp Alliance is an association of companies, research institutions, business organizations and universities in California. The alliance serves as a driver for new material and process innovation and provides a platform to communicate these innovations.

CA Hemp Alliance is a membership-based non...
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Neuropsychology and Addictions with Dr. Rayna Hirst of Palo Alto University. Plus, the Resurgence of Hemp as Dr. Mitch talks with CW Hemp CEO Joel Stanley.
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July 29, 2016 29 min
Dr. Mitch Earleywine is joined by David Boaz executive vice president of the Cato Institute and the Author of The Libertarian Mind. Mitch and David discuss the drug war, and David shares his libertarian view that adult individuals have the right and responsibility to decide what they do with their own lives, knowing the risks, and understand the consequences.
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July 7, 2016 29 min
Today on Burning Issues Mitch Earleywine is joined by Art Benavie, Author of Drugs: America's Holy War and new book How the Drug War Ruins American Lives. In the book Drugs: America's Holy War Arthur Benavie analyzes the research findings and argues that an end to the war on drugs, much as we ended alcohol prohibition, would yield enormous international benefits, destroy dangerous and illegal drug cartels, and allow the Ame...
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Today on Burning Issues Dr. Mitch Earlywine is joined by Laurie and Mary Wolf, authors of The Medical Marijuana Dispensary: Understanding, Medicating, and Cooking with Cannabis. This book is part reference, part cannabis cookbook, The Medical Marijuana Dispensary provides up-to-date, evidence-based information and research supported by medical professionals, established experts, and members of the medical marijuana community.

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