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C3 Podcast No. 33: Dr. Ziva Cooper from UCLA

Updated: Apr 6, 2023

In No. 33 of the Cannabis Commerce + Chemistry Podcast, host Curt Robbins from Higher Learning LV is joined by co-hosts Dena Putnam from Leafwize Naturals in Orange County, California and John Bailey from the Mindset Genesis in Las Vegas to interview Dr. Ziva Cooper, Director of the UCLA Center for Cannabis and Cannabinoids and one of the most experienced and insightful researchers in the cannabis industry.

Image courtesy Dr. Ziva Cooper

Dr. Cooper describes the state of cannabis research in the United States and how it has improved markedly during the past decade. She shares the results of nearly 20 years of academic research, including the challenges and rewards. Dr. Cooper also discusses her personal goals for her cannabis research and how she is attempting to uncover both the therapeutic benefits and potential adverse effects delivered by cannabis and its constituent chemical components such as delta-9 THC and CBD.

Dr. Cooper stressed that, to succeed, researchers must fluidly communicate with clinical practitioners and healthcare providers to share information and education (a system that has worked at UCLA). This 28-minute episode explores why Dr. Cooper began researching cannabis shortly after be awarded her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 2007.

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This weekly podcast is targeted at cannabis and hemp industry professionals and is strategically free of profanity and crude dialog. This audio session was edited for length and clarity.

To better understand the work of Dr. Ziva Cooper from UCLA, listen now at Higher Learning LV, on Apple Podcasts or Spotify, and most other major podcasting platforms (including Amazon Music, Anchor, Google Podcasts, iHeart Radio, Pandora, and Stitcher).

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