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S2E1 Legal Weed...
What is the name of the trophy Governor General of Canada of 1892 had named after him? Need a hint? The winners of the trophy in 1971-72 had their names misspelled on the trophy as the “Bqstqn Bruins.” What does that trophy have to do with Dauphin and the fact recreational Cannabis will be legal October 17/18? Find out, plus learn all sorts of interesting details about legalization from the CEO of Delta-9 John Arbuthnot. Come for the mystery. Stay for the Cannabis legalization education!...
S1E10 Back To Dirt 2.0
Kirk goes to Cossack camp at Canada's National Ukrainian Festival and talks to MP's and outlaws about Cannabis. Trevor and Kirk review what they have learned in the first 9 episodes and where they are going next. Plus the inaugural "My Cannabis Story". These are short stories that YOU the listeners submit. This one is on Lyme Disease. We normally keep the identity of "My Cannabis Story" people confidential, but Sue wants us to share. So you can find her on Facebook at "Lemons For Lyme",...
S1E9 The Doctors
How is cannabis prescribed? Do American prescribers practice differently than on the Canadian side of the border? Kirk goes South to talk to Dr. Karen O'Brien a Naturopathic doctor in Arizona. Trevor stays North to talk to internist Dr. Blair Hrabarchuk. Listen as they explore medicinal cannabis on both sides of the 49th parallel.
S1E8 The Dispensary
Crystal Ball time! What will cannabis stores in Manitoba look like? Kirk goes south to Fort Collins, Colorado and visits a dispensary there. What does a legal cannabis store look like? How do the staff interact with customers? Is it a nice inviting place or a seedy, run down, scary place? I think you need to have a listen!
S1E7 The Government
Why is the recreational cannabis age being set at 19 in Manitoba? Why do four big companies have a monopoly on recreational sales? Did the government look back at prohibition of alcohol to plan for legalization of recreational cannabis? Michael Legary, a spokesperson for the Government of Manitoba update Kirk and Trevor about the Province's plans as legalization approaches
S1E6 The Advocates
You've decided to try medicinal cannabis. Now what? If only there was some support out there. We talk to Ashleigh Brown, the founder of SheCann, a Facebook Community of medical cannabis advocates. Then, you track your steps and sleep with a FitBit. You track you calories with a diet app. What if you could track your medicinal cannabis use? We talk to Stephanie Karasick the founder of Strainprint. Yup. There is an app for that. And we think it is pretty cool.
S1 E5 The Scientist
What does cannabis do to the brain? What is the "entourage" effect? Does having no receptors in the medulla make cannabinoids safer than opioids? Dr. Mike Namaka schools Trevor and Kirk about the neuroscience behind cannabis. What do we know? What do we not know? Where is the science taking us?
S1E4 - Pharm Phacts
Should cannabis be sold in pharmacies? Is there a difference between recreational and medicinal cannabis? Should an ER Doc have a record if a patient is using medicinal cannabis? Trevor the Pharmacist thinks medicinal cannabis belongs in a pharmacy. What do you think?
S1E3 The Lawyer
Do your old cannabis possession charges go away when pot is legalized in Canada? How will the police know if you are driving while impaired by Cannabis? How will US Border security deal with Canadians after pot is legalized? Kirk and Trevor talk to lawyer Aaron Beddome about the upcoming changes in Canada's Cannabis laws.
S1E2 - The Patient
Do people take cannabis products for their ailments now? We have three: Kevin, Keijo and Dawn who will share with Trevor and Kirk if and how cannabis has improved their lives.
S1E1 - Why Worry
"First, do no harm." Kirk, a nurse, and Trevor, a pharmacist always make sure the treatments they offer their patients don't make the patient's lives worse. What about cannabis? Will it do more harm than good? Listen to the interview with Dr. Sherry Fandry from the Addictions Foundation of Manitoba.
S1E0 - Back To Dirt
Cannabis laws, medicine, and culture are changing rapidly in Canada. Trevor Shewfelt, a pharmacist and Kirk Nyquist, a nurse are excited to talk about all the changes, good and bad. They introduce future guests such as a lawyer, toxicologist, neuroscientist and some people who have tried cannabis as medicine. Kirk and Trevor are excited to get the conversation going!