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April 7, 2021 40 min

In this informative episode of “Wellness Inc.” Dr. Mike gets to the truth about CBD extracts with cannabis expert Dr. Jeff Chen, the founder and former executive director of the UCLA Cannabis Research Initiative. You’ll learn what CBDs are and how they help with managing pain, anxiety, depression and certain addictions, why the industry is growing so fast, why there is so much skepticism around CBDs, how to spot fake CBDs, and the future of CBD treatments for cancer, fibromyalgia and Alzheimer’s. You’ll find out why it's been so hard to do research and what beneficial applications are coming in the future. Listen in and learn the truth about CBD, a legal substance that’s been used medicinally around the globe for over five thousand years. 

More about Dr. Jeff Chen

Dr. Jeff Chen is a man on a mission to discover the scientific truth and medicinal value of cannabis. Dr. Chen is a physician, researcher, and social entrepreneur pioneering cannabis research. He is a thought leader on cannabis policy, science, and business, and has spent the last 5+ years operating at the intersection of cannabis policy, science, and business to accelerate cannabis research.

Dr. Chen is also the Founder and former Executive Director of the UCLA Cannabis Research Initiative, one of the first university programs in the world dedicated to cannabis. Only 29 when he founded the research program, Jeff was one of the youngest directors of a major university research initiative in America. His new tech company Radicle Science is accelerating clinical trials on natural medicines. 



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