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#19 Magic Mushroom Dispensary - Dana Larsen

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Sharing stories & insights about cannabis. The Grow Street Journal Podcast gives a voice to those all over the world, from all walks of life, that believe cannabis should be available as a medicine to all who could benefit from it.
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Sharing stories & insights about cannabis. The Grow Street Journal Podcast gives a voice to those all over the world, from all walks of life, that believe cannabis should be available as a medicine to all who could benefit from it.

More places to listen

#19 Magic Mushroom Dispensary - Dana Larsen
Dana Larsen is a prominent Canadian activist who has been at the forefront of cannabis for decades. Talking points include a brief history of cannabis prohibition in Canada, the legalization of recreational cannabis and Dana's latest activism project, the Medical Mushroom Dispensary which is providing microdoses of psilocybin for Canadians with ailments such as depression, anxiety and PTSD. Show Links Book: Hairy Pothead and the Marijuana Stone Book: Jack Herer - The Emporer Wears No Clothes Service: Medical Mushroom Dispensary Full Video Interview: YouTube
45:12
November 5, 2019
We The Undersigned - Phil Monk
Phil Monk is a father, activist and medical cannabis user. He founded the cannabis community activist group "We The Undersigned Have Human Sovereign Right to Cannabis" in 2018 which has quickly built a following and is actively pushing for change. WTU are currently running a fundraiser "No more Government war on the CannaCommunity" having found a law firm to take on a case to demonstrate that the war on cannabis is unjust and based on misinformation.   Support the fundraiser: http://link.growstreetjournal.com/WTUCampaign
1:23:04
April 28, 2019
MDMA for Alcohol Dependency - Dr Ben Sessa & Chloe Sakal
Dr Ben Sessa is a medical doctor, author and psychiatrist carrying out psychopharmacology research with psychedelic medicines along with Chloe Sakal, also a psychiatrist practitioner.
40:35
February 27, 2019
Cannabis & Cancer - Justin Kander
Justin Kander is the Patient Coordinator for The Oil Plant, a licensed manufacturer of whole-plant cannabis medicines in California. He has been with the company and its associated brand Aunt Zelda's since July 2015. In 2008, he began collecting research and experiences surrounding the use of cannabis to treat cancer, and eventually published several books on the subject. Justin has presented at medical cannabis conferences to further share information as widely as possible. Cannabis for the treatment of Cancer book: https://rebrand.ly/cannabis-cancer-book GW Pharmaceutical clinical study: https://rebrand.ly/GWPharma-Clinical-Study 
49:08
February 12, 2019
Cannabis Flower accessed on Prescription in the UK
An interview with the first person in the UK to access cannabis flower via prescription for degenerative disk disease.
53:23
November 26, 2018
Korean Natural Farming - Hemp Hero
David O’Carroll is adept in leveraging Korean Natural Farming techniques to create biologically diverse soil that's great for crops, and cheap and accessible for famers. Hemp Hero website: http://www.hemphero.shop/
57:28
November 16, 2018
Jane Hutchison - Breast Cancer Survivor & Thriver
Jane is co-founder of HELLO LOVE, a cultural movement that speaks to artistic expression, daily practice and positive social change. HELLO LOVE is run along side Kevin, and was partly inspired by Jane's own journey being diagnosed with breast cancer a little over 5 years ago.
41:17
November 1, 2018
Lee Harris Godfather of Cannabis
Lee Harris was born in Johannesburg, 1936. A writer, performer a legend of activism and a bastion of kindness and compassion In 1972 he opened the first ever headshop in England on Portobello Road in London called Alchemy. In the 1970s he published Brainstorm Comix and Home Grown - Europe's first ever cannabis magazine. In 2016 Lee ran for London Mayor representing the Cannabis is Safer than Alcohol party and gaining 10s of thousands of votes. This list goes on - Lee is rich in stories, adventures and wisdom. The following is just a snippet from Lee's abundance of adventures.
31:40
November 1, 2018
Cannabis & Genetics - David Krantz
David is an Epigenetic Coach. We discuss the interesting role that genetics plays on influencing the affects of cannabis on individuals.
42:48
September 19, 2018
Fighting Lyme Disease with Cannabis #010
The 2nd in the Greenman Compassion series: Med speaks about her battle with Lyme disease and the role cannabis has in managing symptoms and improving quality of life.
16:34
August 7, 2018
Greenman Compassion #009
Greenman Compassion serves 200 patients around East Anglia with often life saving cannabis.
29:42
August 1, 2018
Dr Frank D'Ambrosio #008
Dr Frank D’Ambrosio is one of the US’ leading voices for medicinal cannabis policy reform. Through his medical practice, he aims to empower and educate people on the benefits of the substance for countless ailments. We talk about Frank's recent invite to speak at parliament in London to contribute towards a review of medicinal cannabis in the UK.
38:44
June 27, 2018
Roger Boyd // Healthy Stoner #007
Roger Boyd recently cycled 19,000 miles around the world – while stoned.
1:20:50
June 18, 2018
Richard Hurley BMJ #006
Richard is features and debates editor of the BMJ (formerly British Medical Journal, one of the world's oldest general medical journals). Richard's responsibilities include commissioning and editing Head to Head debates; opinion pieces, journalistic and media features.
49:54
June 13, 2018
Jeff Ditchfield & Jan Clements #005
Since 2001, Jeff Ditchfield has devoted his life to researching the medicinal benefits of cannabis. Jeff is a successful published Author, Researcher and an accomplished public speaker. Jan is a cannabis activist, speaker and a #Suffrajeff who helps Jeff in the running of BudBuddies, a non-profit organisation
50:24
March 28, 2018
The Hemp Trading Company #004
Gav Lawson is a founding father of THTC - The Hemp Trading Company. Hemp is a fast-growing renewable plant that can be made into items such as clothes, building materials, biodegradable plastic and biofuel. We talk about such topics as hemp, biofuel and camel pubes.
34:52
March 26, 2018
Dr Ethan Russo #003
Ethan is internationally renowned for his research on cannabis compounds and their roles in the body. As a neurologist and psychopharmacologist, Ethan has established himself as a pioneer and thought leader regarding the integral role plant-based medicine should play in modern therapeutics. In this episode we discuss current cannabis research, the endocannabinoid system, the future potential of medical cannabis, cannabis as a gateway drug and much more. Not one to be missed!
47:12
March 14, 2018
Constance Finley #002
Constance Finley is founder and CEO of Constance Therapeutics, a company inspired by her own personal experience with a chronic illness. After nearly dying from the pharmaceuticals prescribed to help alleviate pain and inflammation caused by a rare autoimmune disease, Finley turned to medicinal cannabis for relief. She quickly became fascinated with the science behind the medicinal benefits of cannabis, and became determined to make standardized, whole plant cannabis extracts that incorporate all the naturally occurring cannabinoids, terpenes and flayvonoids in cannabis, and are safe for those with compromised immune systems. Find out more about Constance Therapeutics - http://bit.ly/constancetherapeutics Music by Circa State - http://bit.ly/CircaState
34:33
March 2, 2018
Sy Dignam, Hampshire Cannabis Community #001
Sy runs the Hampshire Cannabis Community (HCC), aiming to form one community, through education and collective support. The HCC provides relevant information and constructive steps towards a vision of Nationwide access to holistic cannabis usage through full legislation. Music by Circa State - https://soundcloud.com/circastate HCC - https://www.hampshirecanna.co.uk/
40:02
February 26, 2018
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