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Cannabis is becoming mainstream - you can pick up CBD oil at your local Boots - what the hell is going on!?! As the cannabis industry in Canada and parts of the US are starting to grab headlines, medicinal cannabis in Europe is starting to gain traction as well. Experts predict the worldwide industry could be worth in excess of $300bn within 10 years, with Europe forming the biggest market within that, so there's plenty to get excited about. I want to find out more about what's happening, and I'm bringing you along for the ride. Join me as I speak to a wide variety of guests who are helping to shape this nascent sector. I'll be interviewing patients, lawyers, doctors, scientists, entrepreneurs, investors and many more, as we discover how, and why, this much maligned and misunderstood plant is giving birth to a huge global business.

Cannabis is becoming mainstream - you can pick up CBD oil at your local Boots - what the hell is going on!?! As the cannabis industry in Canada and parts of the US are starting to grab headlines, medicinal cannabis in Europe is starting to gain traction as well. Experts predict the worldwide industry could be worth in excess of $300bn within 10 years, with Europe forming the biggest market within that, so there's plenty to get excited about. I want to find out more about what's happening, and I'm bringing you along for the ride. Join me as I speak to a wide variety of guests who are helping to shape this nascent sector. I'll be interviewing patients, lawyers, doctors, scientists, entrepreneurs, investors and many more, as we discover how, and why, this much maligned and misunderstood plant is giving birth to a huge global business.
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Cannabis is becoming mainstream - you can pick up CBD oil at your local Boots - what the hell is going on!?! As the cannabis industry in Canada and parts of the US are starting to grab headlines, medicinal cannabis in Europe is starting to gain traction as well. Experts predict the worldwide industry could be worth in excess of $300bn within 10 years, with Europe forming the biggest market within that, so there's plenty to get excited about. I want to find out more about what's happening, and I'm bringing you along for the ride. Join me as I speak to a wide variety of guests who are helping to shape this nascent sector. I'll be interviewing patients, lawyers, doctors, scientists, entrepreneurs, investors and many more, as we discover how, and why, this much maligned and misunderstood plant is giving birth to a huge global business.

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English


Episodes

Cannabis and the NHS with Dr Dani Gordon

4/22/2019
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In this episode I speak to Dr Dani Gordon in part 2 of our chat, where we discuss the challenges that face doctors in the UK when it comes to prescribing medical cannabis, despite it now being legal to do so.

Duration:00:23:00

Cannabis and psychosis with Dr Dani Gordon

4/14/2019
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In this episode I speak to Dr Dani Gordon, a medical doctor and leading practitioner using cannabis as a medicine. We discuss the links between cannabis and psychosis and where the state of research is in this area.

Duration:00:24:20

Investing in Cannabis with Patrick Morton from Cannabis Invest UK

4/8/2019
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In this episode I speak to Patrick Morton, a former investment banker and founder of Cannabis Invest UK - an investment advisory firm based in London. We discuss some of the opportunities out there for investors looking at this space, and gain a high level understanding of the investment landscape both here in Europe and the rest of the world.

Duration:00:36:42

CBD - what is it and what can it do? With Dr Chris Cordier and Mike Parker from Grow Biotech

4/1/2019
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In this episode I speak to Dr Chris Cordier and Mike Parker from Grow Biotech - a leading UK medical cannabis company. We discuss what CBD is and why everyone is getting so excited about it, as well as some advice on what to look out when buying CBD.

Duration:00:29:31

Can hemp help save the environment? With Steve Barron from Margent Farm

3/25/2019
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In this episode I speak to Steve Barron, a film/tv director, and now a hemp farmer too! We discuss why Steve decided to buy a hemp farm in Cambridgeshire, and why he firmly believes this form of cannabis can have a huge positive impact on our environment.

Duration:00:38:07

Cannabis - a patient's story with Alex Fraser from Grow Biotech

3/18/2019
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In this episode I speak to Alex Fraser, a Crohn's Disease sufferer, and Patient Access Specialist at Grow Biotech - a leading UK medical cannabis company. We discuss how Alex discovered that cannabis could help him with his condition, and how this led him to become a leading activist and campaigner in the UK.

Duration:00:36:45

Cannabis and the body with Dr Henry Fisher from Hanway Associates

3/13/2019
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On our third episode I speak to Dr Henry Fisher, PhD from Oxford, and Chief Scientific Officer of Hanway Associates - a leading consultancy and events business in the cannabis space. We discuss some of the active compounds in cannabis and how they work on the body, as well as learning more about the ailments where cannabis is being used as a medicine, and what is being researched.

Duration:00:28:34

Cannabis and the law with Nick Davis from Memery Crystal

3/9/2019
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On our second episode I speak to Nick Davis, CEO of Memery Crystal - an international law firm taking a very active approach in the cannabis space. We discuss the legal status of the different types of cannabis, both in the UK and the rest of the world, and get Nick's insights on how the industry is developing.

Duration:00:41:19

Cannabis - A Historical Context with George McBride from Hanway Associates

2/22/2019
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On our first ever episode I speak to George McBride, CEO of Hanway Associates - a leading cannabis industry consultancy in London. We discuss the history of cannabis, the reasons why it was made illegal and deemed dangerous, and how and why things are starting to change now.

Duration:00:44:59