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C3 Podcast No. 7: Cannabis for PTSD

Updated: Mar 12, 2023

In No. 7 of the Cannabis Commerce + Chemistry Podcast, host Curt Robbins from Higher Learning LV and co-hosts John Bailey from the Mindset Genesis and Dena Putnam from Leafwize Naturals are joined by guest Janice Bissex from Jannabis Wellness in Boston to discuss the potential positive outcomes of using cannabis—and, more specifically, cannabinoids such as cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)—to treat Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

Guest Bissex explains how quality nutrition and sleep are critical for PTSD sufferers to improve their condition and minimize negative symptoms. She recommended socialization with other PTSD patients, including support groups and online communities. Bissex explains how not all components offered by cannabis are necessarily desirable by PTSD patients, including the terpene alpha-pinene, which may prevent extinguishing traumatic memories standing in the say of recovery.

Bissex shared several statistics about PTSD in the United States, including intelligent strategies for dealing with this common condition that is suffered by more than eight million Americans and encompasses groups well outside of military combat veterans, including victims of sexual assaults and automobile accidents.

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This weekly 30-minute 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.

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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