All posts by Miriam Knight

Cannabis Science Conference – Essential Gathering for Pros

Joshua Crossney is the President & Founder of jCanna, Inc., ( a non-profit devoted to the advancement of cannabis science, analytical testing, and personalized (precision) medicine. Alarmed by the lack of consistent standards across the country for testing for contaminants and potency in medicinal cannabis, he launched a series of educational conferences and boot camps to share information and improve the quality of cannabis products being used by patients. With a background in analytical science recruiting and event planning, Josh and the events put on by jCanna, like the Cannabis Science Conference, have become a major force in helping to bridge the gap between analytical sciences and the medical cannabis industry.

Cannabis, Your Genes, and Epigenetics

David Krantz is a certified Apeiron Epigenetic Coach specializing in nutritional genetics, the endocannabinoid system, and cognitive health. His background is in music and audio engineering, but after biohacking his way out of some unusual and undiagnosable medical issues, he shifted his focus to helping others achieve optimal health too. Using genetics as a guide to help clients understand their unique nutritional and lifestyle needs, he began to apply this same approach to cannabis. He now researches and lectures on how genetic variations can effect an individual’s response to cannabis and has made it his mission to translate the often difficult-to-understand research into plain English. He sees clients both remotely and in person in Asheville, NC, and is passionate about helping people harness their untapped creative potential. Learn more about his work at

Cannabis Within Integrative Medical Practice

Dr. Michelle Sexton, ND graduated Bastyr University as a naturopathic physician in 2008, and studied the effects of Cannabis on Multiple Sclerosis during her fellowships at The University of Washington. She is an internationally recognized scientist currently researching the use of cannabis in opioid withdrawal, and is the co-author of Cannabis Use Survey: Confessions, Insights, and Opinions, the early report from a study that is still ongoing at

Perry Solomon and the Cannabis-friendly Docs at HelloMD

Dr. Perry Solomon is the Chief Medical Officer of HelloMD, a telemedicine firm that connects would-be medical cannabis patients with canna-friendly doctors in California and New York. He received his medical training at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, and is a board-certified anesthesiologist and leading expert in cannabis therapeutics. Dr Solomon is the Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation at San Ramon Regional Medical Center in Northern CA, and has over 30 years’ experience as a medical care provider.

Blowing America’s Mind – LSD and CIA Mind Control

Paul Davids is an award winning Hollywood writer, director and producer. Paul and his friend John Selby have co-authored a memoir of their student days at Princeton in the late 1960’s when they got recruited and nearly done in by a top secret CIA mind control program known as MK-ULTRA. It used LSD and deep hypnosis on students for decades until it was finally exposed in 1977.
Their book is called Blowing America’s Mind – A True Story of Princeton, CIA Mind Control, LSD and Zen.

Treating Chronic Pain with Cannabis

Mark N. Hashim, M.D. is a Board Certified Anesthesiologist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology (DABA) who specializes in Pain Management. For the past 23 years, he has been helping thousands of patients manage their chronic painful medical conditions. Dr. Hashim was one of the first physicians in the state of Florida to qualify with the Department of Health to be a provider for medical cannabis, and is considered a pioneer in this complicated field and the leader in the Florida Medical Marijuana industry.
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