Medical Marijuana Primer

Take the First Step to a Cannabis Career

Why this Curated Content Is the Best Intro to Medical Cannabis

You’ve heard all the hype about cannabis, CBD, edibles, vaping & all things marijuana. And, you’re wondering how to separate the hype from the science. That’s exactly what’s delivered in this introductory package.

  • The backbone of cannabis as a medicinal plant & why it works
  • Expertise from cannabis educators & researchers
  • The foundation to start building your cannabis career
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Melanie Dillon, Certified Addiction Counselor, Co-owner Entourage

"So exciting & thank you for all the great training. This has changed my life from having a career to my life's work."

Melanie Dillon, Certified Addiction Counselor, Co-owner Entourage, Illinois

Here’s What to Expect in This 4-Module Package

The Endocannabinoid System: A Primer with Lex Pelger

Understanding the endocannabinoid system (ECS) is fundamental to grasping how cannabis & cannabinoids influence health & the healing process. Get ready for an introduction to the CB1 and CB2 receptors & the two best known endogenous ligands (anandamide + 2-AG). It all comes together with an overview of how these compounds & receptors affect the major organ systems, hormonal function, pain, sleep & the development & treatment of cancer.

Clinical Endocannabinoid Deficiency & Tone with Ethan Russo, MD

Who knew there was such a thing as endocannabinoid deficiency? One of the top researchers in the field offers this deficiency & tone theory as a way to explain the origin of so many chronic health problems. Because our ECS deficiency & tone can be influenced by medical cannabis , diet, stress management & other lifestyle changes, this module will make it crystal clear why a holistic healthcare approach makes sense.

The Healing Toolbox: Cannabis as a Key Player with Roy Upton, RH

Starting with plant biology & a scientific overview of how cannabis provides therapeutic value, you’ll begin to understand the physiological mechanisms at work.  Well known cannabinoids & those still being discovered are reviewed, providing a peak into how this plant affects so many healing processes.

The Backbone of the Cannabis Plant: Cannabinoids with Martin Lee

Just like humans produce endocannabinoids, the cannabis plant produces phytocannabinoids. An in-depth look at the medicinal value of two primary phytocannabinoids -cannabidiol (CBD) and tetrahydrocannabinol (psychoactive THC) lays the groundwork for understanding how these work in personalized healing regimens. Guidelines for CBD & THC ratio protocols are key for providing targeted client advice.

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