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Interviews about cannabis, hemp, psychedelics and All Things Green. Host Lex Pelger sits down with experts, scientists, activists, policy-makers, underground herbalists, radical lawyers and others doing their part to make the world a greener place. Sponsored by Bluebird Botanicals, this show will not be talking about the benefits of CBD but every other topic is up for discussion. Please send your ideas, comments and feedback to greenergrasspodcast@gmail.com

Interviews about cannabis, hemp, psychedelics and All Things Green. Host Lex Pelger sits down with experts, scientists, activists, policy-makers, underground herbalists, radical lawyers and others doing their part to make the world a greener place. Sponsored by Bluebird Botanicals, this show will not be talking about the benefits of CBD but every other topic is up for discussion. Please send your ideas, comments and feedback to greenergrasspodcast@gmail.com
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Interviews about cannabis, hemp, psychedelics and All Things Green. Host Lex Pelger sits down with experts, scientists, activists, policy-makers, underground herbalists, radical lawyers and others doing their part to make the world a greener place. Sponsored by Bluebird Botanicals, this show will not be talking about the benefits of CBD but every other topic is up for discussion. Please send your ideas, comments and feedback to greenergrasspodcast@gmail.com

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Episodes

Joseph DiVerdi - Chemical Intelligence (ep25)

6/21/2018
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Joseph DiVerdi is a chemist and the founder of XTR Labs - a company that provides 'chemical intelligence' to the hemp and cannabis industries. Today he explores his heretical views on the effect of terpenes and more about the rich chemistry behind the smell of cannabis. http://sites.chem.colostate.edu/diverdi/index.html http://xtrsystems.com/ http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0192247. https://www.nature.com/news/2006/061127/full/news0061127-7.html and...

Duration:00:41:58

Leia Friedman - Psychedologist (ep24)

6/14/2018
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Leia Friedman hosts "The Psychedologist" podcast, she cofounded the Boston Entheogenic Network, and is a writer and community organizer. She tells Lex about her work and her psychedelic journey. www.thepsychedologist.com www.Cosmicsister.com www.medicinehunter.com/ templeofthewayoflight.org/ https://www.psymposia.com/magazine/cosmic-sister-zoe-helene-eco-feminism-psychedelics/ https://www.psymposia.com/magazine/psychedelics-sexual-healing-a-talk-with-dee-dee-goldpaugh/...

Duration:00:40:34

Dr Avery Gilbert - Weed Smell Science (ep23)

6/7/2018
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Dr Avery Gilbert studies the sweet smells of weed, from earthy to fruity, diesel to cheese. He tells Lex about how he got his start studying the scent of animal urine, then moved on to more pleasant things like perfume and finally cannabis. He also talks about how this burgeoning industry could capitalize on one of marijuana's most memorable sensory experiences: Aroma. Avery's book https://www.amazon.com/What-Nose-Knows-Science-Everyday-ebook/dp/B00QHF6KFG/ Headspace Sensory LLC...

Duration:00:39:14

Sister Kate - Sisters of the Valley (ep22)

5/31/2018
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Sister Kate is bringing spirituality back, but this isn't Catholicism. Her Sisters of the Valley produce their cannabis-based products (and other goods) during moon cycles, using their own rituals and practices. Kate is also an activist who seeks to empower women to take up the cause for a new spirituality based on the ancient power of nature. It's all about healing and integration with the Earth. https://www.racked.com/2016/4/20/11459612/sisters-of-the-valley-weed-nuns...

Duration:00:35:50

Lisa Raville - Harm Reduction & Safe Injection (ep21)

5/24/2018
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Saving Lives with Safe Injection Sites Lisa Raville is a force of nature when it comes to social reform and helping those in need. She runs the Harm Reduction Action Center in Denver, Colorado, and works with the Colorado Criminal Justice Reform Coalition. She explains to Lex exactly why safe injection sites are so much more effective than prohibition laws. http://harmreductionactioncenter.org from BlueBird Botanicals // Music from Brett Van Donsel // Birdsong from Lang Elliott

Duration:00:31:36

Joshua Laterman - Self-Regulating Weed (ep20)

5/17/2018
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The marijuana industry has no choice but to regulate itself. Joshua Laterman founded the National Association of Cannabis Businesses (NACB) to address this issue. He tells Lex what led him to form this group, what is the purpose of a self regulating industry body and what he hopes to see for the future of legal cannabis. https://www.nacb.com/ from BlueBird Botanicals // Music from Brett Van Donsel // Birdsong from Lang Elliott

Duration:00:26:16

Cinnamon Bidwell - The CannaVan (ep19)

5/10/2018
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Today the scientist Dr. Cinnamon Bidwell shares about her work studying cannabis in the real world with the CannaVan as well her translational research connecting the biochemistry to the effects in people. Dr. Bidwell's page https://www.colorado.edu/changelab/cinnamon-bidwell CU REACH: https://www.colorado.edu/center/reach/ Publications: Compromised External Validity: Federally Produced Cannabis Does Not Reflect Legal Markets https://www.nature.com/articles/srep46528 A Novel Observational...

Duration:00:32:39

Tony Budden - Hemporium (ep18)

5/3/2018
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Tony Budden immerses his life in hemp. From the food he eats, the clothes he wears, the famous hempcrete house he lives in and up to the founding of the Hemporium - South Africa's premier business for hemp product. Tony loves talking about all the advantages from one of nature's most dynamic plants. In this episode he tells Lex about how his interest in hemp grew and what led him to to be one of the Continent's foremost spokespersons for this old plant. https://hemporium.com/...

Duration:00:45:03

Dr Linda Klumpers - Cannabanoid Chemist (ep17)

4/26/2018
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Dr. Linda Klumpers studies stoners, watching their very brains in MRI machines while they're high. She tells Lex why she got into this kind of research, why this is an exciting time for the science of psychoactive drugs, and the challenges that face today's researchers. And so today we learn a little more about Weed Science from another Woman in Weed. https://www.cannify.us/ http://www.tipharma.com/fileadmin/user_upload/Theses/PDF/Linda_Klumpers_T5-107.pdf...

Duration:00:37:34

Myrtle Clark - The Dagga Couple (ep16)

4/19/2018
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Myrtle Clark has been fighting a court battle in South Africa since 2010, after she and her husband were arrested for growing and smoking cannabis. Since then this mild, middle-aged couple has become a powerhouse of activism. Myrtle talks to Lex about the move toward legalization in her country, the legacy of apartheid, and what other nations can learn from her approach as the whole Western world gets a little closer to achieving freedom of consciousness. Activism:...

Duration:00:35:07

Windy Borman - Filmmaker (ep15)

4/12/2018
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Windy Borman is a filmmaker who took a break from her whirlwind festival tour to talk about her new documentary, "Mary Janes: The Women of Weed". In this feature, she talks to the powerful females changing the face of cannabis. Today she shares with Lex about how she started filmmaking ("The Eyes of Thailand" about elephants injured by landmines), what drew her to the cannabis issue, and why weed is a great opportunity for all Puffragettes. Website: http://MaryJanesFilm.com Facebook:...

Duration:00:29:50

Beth Schechter - Open Cannabis Project (ep14)

4/5/2018
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Beth Schechter's Open Cannabis Project confronts the corporate monopolization and the dangers of restrictive patenting in the budding marijuana industry. Lex talks to her about how to keep weed open for growers, sellers, and stoners. They also chat about her previous entrepreneurial endeavor, MapTime.io, and how she took the lessons from that project into the world of weed. Also, if you're heading to the NoCo Hemp Expo in Loveland, CO on April 6-7 (2018) be sure to say hi to the BlueBird...

Duration:00:51:17

Annie Rouse - Headmistress of Hemp (ep13)

3/29/2018
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Lex chats with Annie Rouse about the history and utility of hemp. Annie is an entrepreneur, environmentalist, and fellow podcaster. She founded the Anavii market for CBD and hemp products and sits on the board of directors of Friends of Hemp. Annie also produces a podcast called Anslinger: The Untold Cannabis Conspiracy, where you can learn some of the seedy history and politics behind the state's relationship with Cannabis. https://www.f6s.com/annierouse...

Duration:00:50:31

Ingmar Gorman - Psychedelic Psychologist (ep12)

3/22/2018
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Lex speaks with Dr. Ingmar Gorman, a researcher and clinical psychologist. They discuss MDMA-assisted therapy for PTSD and social anxiety, plus a whole lot more. http://www.ingmargorman.com https://www.psychedelicprogram.com from BlueBird Botanicals // Music from Brett Van Donsel // Birdsong from Lang Elliott

Duration:01:06:28

Ashley Manta - Cannasexual (ep11)

3/15/2018
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Lex talks with sex educator Ashley Manta about how to incorporate cannabis into your love life. Ashley got her start by working with victims of rape and eventually moved into using weed for sexual enhancement. This episode is a double-whammy as we learn more ways to use the dynamic cannabis plant, as well as tips about intimacy and pleasure, and how you can explore your cannasexuality. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25134048 her huge list of articles:...

Duration:00:29:56

Ashley Picillo - Author and Entrepreneur (ep10)

3/7/2018
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Today Lex speaks with Ashley Picillo. She's an author and entrepreneur who co-wrote the book “Breaking the Grass Ceiling: Women, Weed & Business.” The book is a collection of true stories about women seeking their fortunes in the cannabis world. Ashley also runs her own cannabis consulting firm called Point7, so she has lots of insight for anybody trying to get in on the action. https://www.pointsevengroup.com/ https://www.amazon.com/Breaking-Grass-Ceiling-Women-Business/dp/1541096592 from...

Duration:00:47:51

Betty Aldworth - SSDP (ep9)

3/1/2018
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This is the first episode in a series about Women in Weed. Lex talks to Betty Aldworth, executive director of Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP). She talks about her experiences as a woman in the world of weed and activism, as well as the power and ambition of today's youth who are tackling the Western World's irrational attitudes towards cannabis and other drugs. If you want a first-hand look at how (and why) attitudes are changing, this episode is for you. https://ssdp.org...

Duration:00:39:37

Richie Ogulnick - Ibogaine and Addiction (ep8)

2/21/2018
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Richie Ogulnick is one of the big proponents of Ibogaine, a psychedelic drug famous for battling addiction. He talks about his discovery of the iboga plant, his trip to Cameroon to find out more about it, and his years of teaching people about what he's learned. Richie also founded the International Children's Awareness Network. https://www.facebook.com/richard.ogulnick from BlueBird Botanicals // Music from Brett Van Donsel // Birdsong from Lang Elliott

Duration:00:21:30

Julian Vayne - Psychedelic Occultist (ep7)

2/15/2018
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Julian Vayne, an author & occultist, talks about the history of drugs and magick. He also highlights some of the important idea from his new book on creating psychedelic ceremonies. his book: https://psychedelicpress.co.uk/products/getting-higher-psychedelic-julian-vayne trailer for his book: https://vimeo.com/210684370 his blog: https://theblogofbaphomet.com/ his facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/deepmagicbeginshere on the psychedelic prisoner project...

Duration:00:58:13

Lolly Bee - Healer (ep6)

2/8/2018
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Lolly Bee is a holistic healer who worked at Standing Rock and studied many different practices, including the use of plant medicines for healing trauma. Today, she talks with Lex about her journey with PTSD and how she came to her relationship with plant medicines. Her website is www.lollybe.com FB: https://www.facebook.com/groups/198623297235950/about/ IG: https://www.instagram.com/lollybehealing/ YT: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCG_qjt4jxn7By8THnfxC_hA To see the weird & wonderful...

Duration:00:27:17