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.
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.
Book: Hairy Pothead and the Marijuana Stone
Book: Jack Herer - The Emporer Wears No Clothes
Service: Medical Mushroom Dispensary
Full Video Interview: YouTube
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
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:
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/
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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!
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
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/