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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...

Americans for Safe Access Responds to Jeff Sessions' recent changes

“The Attorney General’s decision to rescind the Cole Memo shows his true intentions on cannabis ” said Steph Sherer, Executive Director for Americans for Safe Access.“While the Cole Memo was not perfect, it created a workable framework for states to regulate cannabis. States work within the Cole Memo, not against it. However, it is important to remember that this memo is not what provides protection to patients and providers. They are protected by the CJS Medical Marijuana amendment and it...

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...