Holistic Cannabis Academy co-founder Laura Lagano interviewed the grandfather of modern cannabis research Raphael Mechoulam on his experience with the ancient plant and what’s next.

Holistic Cannabis Academy co-founder Laura Lagano interviewed the grandfather of modern cannabis research Raphael Mechoulam on his experience with the ancient plant and what’s next. Raphael Mechoulam shares his insights about how medical cannabis works. He’s adamant that there need to be more studies and trials to get more questions  answers about the probably benefits…

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Shifting the Healthcare Paradigm: Medical Cannabis Leads the Way

Thrilled to announce that the Holistic Cannabis Academy will be sharing the same stage as Dr. Raphael Mechoulam at the inaugural conference for the  Institute of Cannabis Research at Colorado State in Pueblo. On April 29, HCA’s Donna Shields will present Shifting the Healthcare Paradigm: Medical Cannabis Leads the Way along with HCA faculty Dr.…

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Nutrition Professionals Listen Up!

California has approved adult use medical cannabis and health professionals in the Golden State are clamoring for information. HCA is filling that need with our own Laura Lagano presenting RDNs Get Up to Speed on Cannabis at the annual conference for the California Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics, April 29, in Sacramento. Reaching this important…

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Integration of cannabis into wellness

As anyone with a chronic health condition will tell you, there are no easy answers. Successfully preventing and treating health issues requires integrating various healing modalities such as nutrition, herbalism + aromatherapy. Where can cannabis fit in? In a lot of places.  Not a panacea, cannabis offers holistic therapeutic application in numerous symptoms and full-blown…

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Study Finds Dispensary Workers Are Not Properly Trained

Before you head to your friendly, neighborhood budtender for medical marijuana advice, take note: According to a small but telling new study conducted by Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research, “only 55% of the 55 dispensary workers they surveyed received any kind of formal training for their jobs, and only 20% had been trained on the health…

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Join us at the 2017 Women Grow Leadership Summit, February 1-3 in Denver, CO

Get ready to transform your cannabis career with a little help from your friends at the Holistic Cannabis Academy + Women Grow! As cornerstone members of Women Grow – dedicated to creating an inclusive + fair cannabis industry – we’re excited to present, with two of our esteemed Holistic Cannabis Academy faculty, Holistic Blueprint for…

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Cannabis as a Superfood: The HCN’s Donna Shields Sheds Some Light.

Sativa The Superfood, reproduced with permission from Sensi Magazine. Written by Randy Robinson Sensi Magazine January 2017 More than half of all US states—28 in total—recognize cannabis as medicine. But cannabis may be much more than a medicine. It could be considered a superfood, too. In recent years, Americans have veered away from drivethroughs and…

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Marijuana, Psychosis, Children, and the Double Standard

Reposted with permission from Holistic Cannabis Academy faculty, Ezra Parzbok A client recently came to me for a consult asking advice about her son with autism. He is a bright, cautious, and sometimes overly anxious 14 year old who like many, has had a negative and debilitating response to SSRIs (anti-anxiety and anti depression drugs.)…

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Afraid of Being Judged for Being a Cannabis Supporter? Four Ways to Fight Back.

Do you believe in medical marijuana, but still have trouble talking about it? Interesting fact. Humans dislike being judged. And that’s precisely why propaganda and disinformation programs can be so successful. You see, when a ruling body (for example our own Federal Government) draws baseless conclusions about an idea, incident or item, and then convinces…

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Synthetic Cannabis Extremely Dangerous Vs. Marijuana, Driving Study Reveals

© August 28th 2016 GreenMedInfo LLC. This work is reproduced and distributed with the permission of GreenMedInfo LLC. Want to learn more from GreenMedInfo? Sign up for the newsletter here http://www.greenmedinfo.com/greenmed/newsletter.   Written By:  Sayer Ji, Founder The criminalization of cannabis has lead to the creation of a synthetic cannabinoid analogue black market that is far more dangerous than the cannabis plant, a…

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