Blog posts in June 2021


Global Healthcare Conversations with Mieko Perez ft. Dr. Sandra Carrillo

My interest in medical cannabis started when I observed a mother trying desperately to help her young daughter, afflicted with Lennox Gastaut Syndrome, a form of refractory epilepsy. She suffered over two hundred seizures per day, and no conventional medications were effective. The mother flew to the USA with her daughter, to treat her with medical cannabis. I witnessed the dramatic reduction...

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Global Healthcare Conversations with Mieko Perez ft. Dr. Alvarez Divo

The future of cannabis research needs a greater focus on clinical trials, ideally with large samples of participants as well as highly qualified researchers backed by well-recognized research centers. It would also be really interesting to see research using whole plant/full spectrum preparations and high quality cannabis flowers rather than isolated molecules and synthetic cannabinoids...

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Global Healthcare Conversations with Mieko Perez ft. Dr. Nguyen

Our goal is to train physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and others caring for people with serious illnesses to better understand the clinical, legal, and ethical considerations surrounding medical cannabis to enable them to better respond and support patients and families pursuing this therapeutic option...

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