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How I Discovered Herbal Therapy

Today on Hempire Dr. Eileen is joined by Dr. Bill Rawls. Bill was diagnosed with fibromyalgia in my mid-forties. he developed insomnia, fatigue, joint pain, muscle pain, and all the symptoms that collectively pointed toward a diagnosis of fibromyalgia. Frustrated, he tried to make sense of the situation. Development of chest pain and heartbeat irregularity suggested something more than just fibromyalgia, but a cardiac catheterization showing clean vessels and normal labs for cholesterol,...

The Dark Side of Injury and The Essence of Health and Vitality

Today on Hempire our host is joined by Dr. Debra Muth Naturopathic Doctor and Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner. Dr. Muth has authored “The Dark Side of Injury” and The Essence of Health and Vitality – Your Guide to Healthy Living and was a contributing author to Audacious Aging. She has written over 150 lectures that she has provided throughout the United States to both professionals and patients. Topics range from hormones to detoxification and spiritual living. She has served as faculty...

Wholistic Kinesiology for Treating Lyme Disease

Wholistic Kinesiology originator Dr. J. Dunn discusses how her practice in conjunction to adding more cannabinoids to your body can help to treat pain in joints, digestion, leaky gut, food and environmental allergies and chronic infections of all kinds.

Through Simple Caring, You Can Help Others Through Their Pain And Illness

Today on Hempire our host is joined by William S. Eidelman, MD. William's medical education began when he was a child. His late great father was a professor of psychiatry at St. Louis University School Of Medicine. He was the only non-Freudian in the department of psychiatry for 25+ years. William learned from his father that through simple caring, they could help others through their pain and illness, sometimes. He showed him his understanding that everyone in medicine has a lot to learn,...

The Use Of Marijuana When Treating Lyme Disease

Today on Hempire our host is joined by Dr. Ernie Murakami from Dr. E. Murakami's Centre for Lyme Research, Education & Assistance Society. Dr. Murakami became involved in Lyme Disease while in his practice based in the rural community of Hope, British Columbia. Through his practice, he developed two new methods of tick removal, one which was the Blister Method; the injection of a pre-measured mixture of Xylocaine and Adrenaline directly beneath the jaw of the tick. This method is used today,...

New Treatment With Cannabis For Autism And The Great Results So Far

Jessica Stewart talks to Dr. Eileen Karpfinger about her child's new treatment with cannabis for Autism and the great results so far. For the purpose of anonymity, the child is referred to as Hercules.

Moving Public Opinion Sufficiently To Legalize The Responsible Use Of Marijuana By Adults

Today on Hempire our host Eileen Karpfinger is joined by Keith Stroup the founder of NORML. Keith is a Washington, DC public-interest attorney who founded NORML in 1970. Stroup obtained his undergraduate degree in political science from the University of Illinois in 1965, and in 1968 he graduated from Georgetown Law School in Washington, DC. Following two years as staff counsel for the National Commission on Product Safety, Mr. Stroup founded NORML and ran the organization through 1979,...

Ending The War On Drugs And Promoting People Of Color In The Cannabis Industry

Today on Hempire our host Eileen Karpfinger is joined by Jacob Plowden and Nelson Guerrero are co-founders of the Cannabis Cultural Association in NYC which is suing Jeff Sessions to legalize cannabis. They, along with other advocates and professionals in the cannabis industry, descended on a federal court in New York last month to watch Justice Department lawyers try to dismiss a case against Attorney General Jeff Sessions. The suit involves a motley crew of plaintiffs: Alexis Bortell and...

The Effects Of Cannabis Against PTSD

Today on Hempire our host Eileen Karpfinger is joined by Mara Gordon, co-founder of Aunt Zelda's and Zelda Therapeutics. "Aunt Zelda’s is a pioneering, data-driven developer of cannabis-based plan medicines. Their products are the result of years of research and development by founders, Mara Gordon and Stewart Smith, in consultation with knowledgeable physicians and world-renowned researchers. Utilizing ancient extraction process improved with modern technology, they offer organic medicines...

A Complete Guide to Cannabis And How It Treats PTSD

Today on Hempire our host Eileen Karpfinger is joined by Julie Holland, M.D. Julie is a psychiatrist specializing in psychopharmacology, with a private practice in New York City. She majored in the Biological Basis of Behavior at the University of Pennsylvania and received her M.D. in 1992 from Temple University School of Medicine. At Mount Sinai Medical Center, she completed a residency program in psychiatry, where she created a research project that treated schizophrenics with a new...

Combating The PTSD And Veteran Suicide Epidemic Using Cannabis

Today on Hempire our host is joined by Jose Bellen the co-founder of Mission Zero. Jose and his wife Danielle founded Mission Zero to combat the PTSD and veteran suicide epidemic plaguing U.S. veterans. They know from our own experiences that a PTSD diagnosis isn’t a death sentence or the end of the line. But they also know that it changes everything. Danielle and Jose know how it feels to have the horrors of the battlefield follow them home. They understand what it’s like to be endlessly...

12-Year-Old Sues Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Legalize Medical Marijuana

Today on Hempire our host Eileen Karpfinger is joined by 12-year-olds Alexis Bortell. She’s written a book, takes cannabis oil daily and is challenging the U.S. Controlled Substance Act by suing Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Approximately three years ago Alexis had to leave her home in Texas in order to treat her severe form of epilepsy — known as intractable epilepsy — with cannabis. Now she’s suing Sessions so that others like her won’t have to leave home in fear of retribution from the...

History and Current Dynamics of Medical Cannabis Regulation

Dr. Eileen Karpfinger speaks about the history and current dynamics of medical cannabis regulation in California and US federal legislation with Steph Sherer, the founder and Executive Director of Americans for Safe Access

The Effects of Cannabis When Dealing With Child Neurology

Today on Hempire our host Dr. Eileen Karpfinger is joined by Dr. Ethan Russo the Director of Research and Development at International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute. Dr. Russo's background is as a physician, board-certified in Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology, but He has always held a strong interest in medicinal plants, which he gradually incorporated into his practice and research endeavors, with the aim to bring cannabis-based and other botanical agents back...

Being An Advocate For Special Needs Cannabis & Autism

Today on Hempire our host Eileen Karpfinger is joined by Mieko Hester-Perez an International Special Needs Cannabis & Autism Advocate. In 2009, Perez decided to go public with her son's success with medical cannabis and since that day in 2009, she has become a source of inspiration and information for families looking to explore unconventional and holistic treatment options within the autism spectrum. Mieko diligently leads the pack with tremendous knowledge regarding laws, regulations,...

CBD Treatment That Gave A Child With Autism The Ability To Speak

Today on Hempire our host Eilieen Karpfinger is joined by who's son Kabel overcame his disease useing CBD's. When he was just 10 months old, Kalel Santiago was diagnosed with a rare form of childhood cancer. known as neuroblastoma, and spent more than two years undergoing surgery, chemotherapy and radiation treatments. When he was 3, Kalel was pronounced cancer-free, however, the joy of winning the painful battle against the deadly disease was short-lived. He was diagnosed with severe,...

One of The Foremost Authorities The History of Cannabis

Today on Hempire our host Eileen Karpfinger is joined by Chris Bennett. Chris is widely recognized as one of the foremost authorities on the history of cannabis, having written dozens of articles in Cannabis Culture, High Times, and other magazines as well as three books dealing with the subject; Green Gold the Tree of Life: Marijuana in Magic and Religion (Access Unlimited, 1995), Sex, Drugs, Violence and the Bible (Forbidden Fruit Publishing, 2001) and Cannabis and the Soma Solution...

Arizona Mom Shares How Medical Cannabis Helps Her Autistic Child

Today on Hempire our host Eileen Karpfinger is joined by Arizona mom and cannabis advocate Brandy Williams. Brandy is passionate about how well medical cannabis has helped her son with seizure control and self-harming episodes. She said, “He was having 7 – 15 seizures a day. He was banging his head 75 – 150 times per day. I have scars all over my arms from him biting my flesh. Every door in our home had a hole in it from his head.” Within 20 minutes of her son’s first dose of CBD oil, he was...

Cooking with Leo: An Allergen-Free Autism Family Cookbook

Today on Hempire our host Eileen Karpfinger is joined by Erica Daniels a cannabis entrepreneur, mother, and the author of Cooking with Leo: An Allergen-Free Autism Family Cookbook. Erica is the single mother of Leo who struggles with autism and chronic health issues. Her life changed and gained new purpose after her son was diagnosed with autism in 2007. Erica founded Autism Advisors LLC and #hope4Leo 501c3 after years of struggling to treat her son’s autism using conventional and biomedical...

Adjuvant Nutritional Helping To Treat Medical Conditions

Today on Hempire our host Eileen Karpfinger is joined by Christian Bogner MD. Dr. Bogner is a board-certified physician with clinical interests in nutritional research. Accomplishing longevity with health maintenance requires strategy, knowledge, spiritual research, inspired dedication, determination and proper detoxification. As a former Chief of Surgery, he has been trained to fix problems mechanically and understands the benefits of a healthy lifestyle to prevent unnecessary medical...