#064: CBD, Cannabis and Therapeutic Use

by Brett Hawes

CBD and cannabis have become wildly popular over the last while. However, the therapeutic application and use of cannabis products remain somewhat of a mystery. Dr Shawn Meirovici, ND, joins me today to talk about how to use cannabis products correctly. We talk about different strains, concentrations and ratio’s, and how to map these out onto different health conditions.


  • How Shawn became an expert
  • what’s the difference between hemp and cannabis like or is there a difference at all?
  • THC versus CBD
  • the ins and outs of getting high
  • the endocannabinoid system (ECS)
  • the different types of Endocannabinoids that we produce
  • CBD, THC and receptor sites
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda
  • can we test our ECS?
  • genetic testing to see what type of CBD and cannabis products work best for you
  • the “problem” with edibles
  • the ideal dosage range
  • CB1 and CB2 receptors and where they are found
  • other medicinal compounds found in cannabis – CBN, flavinoids and terpines
  • health issues that benefit from cannabis – what the research shows us
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