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A Doctor Weighs In on Cannabis and Sleep

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Release Date: 04/28/2021

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Gina Dubbé and Leslie Apgar are mothers, professionals, and founders of Greenhouse Wellness. They started this dispensary with the goal of helping sufferers of chronic pain, and to break the stigma that marijuana should remain on the fringe of society. Gina and Leslie talk with Jonathan about their beginnings in the cannabis world, and how a medical spa ultimately evolved into the opening of a dispensary. Gina and Leslie also share what sets Greenhouse Wellness apart from other dispensaries.

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This week, Jonathan is joined by Jason Turner, the cofounder of Three Wells, the first website created for mature adults who are searching for reliable information about CBD and cannabis. He shares the story of his personal experience with back pain, which led him to turn to cannabis for relief. Jason and Jonathan discuss the changes that take place in the body when hitting 50, which include an increased sensitivity to cannabis and its effects. He provides advice for parents.

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This week, Jonathan is joined by Michael J. Brues, aka the Sleep Doctor, a Clinical Psychologist, sleep expert, and author of The Power of When. Michael walks Jonathan through sleep architecture and how cannabis affects this process. He also discusses the best method for cannabis consumption for sleep, and tackles some common issues people encounter when turning to cannabis to help their sleep quality. Michael also provides a resource for his chronotype quiz so you can learn your unique biorhythm.

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Jeannette Horton is the executive director of NuLeaf Project, a project designed to build generational wealth for communities most affected by cannabis prohibition by providing funding, mentoring, and skill building.

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Dr. Michelle Weiner is double board certified in Interventional Pain Management and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Spine and Wellness Centers of America. She is also known as South Florida’s medical cannabis and CBD expert and educator. Michelle opens up about her deeply personal experience that led her to developing a non-toxic, multifaceted holistic approach to help others manage their pain. Michelle also breaks down the complicated biological processes involved with cannabis intake.

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Jonathan is joined by cannabis industry icon Mary Jane Gibson, a performer, writer, and a co-host of the podcast Weed and Grub. Mary Jane discusses the many ways in which the powerful plant has enhanced nearly all facets of her life, particularly after she experienced a life-changing traumatic event. Mary Jane discusses how cannabis helped her manage PTSD by providing her with comfort both physically and philosophically during her difficult time.

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Jay Jackson, aka Laganja Estranja, is a drag queen, LGBTQIIA+ icon, and a competitor in Season 6 of Rupaul’s Drag Race. The self proclaimed “Sativa Diva” joins Jonathan this week, and shares a funny anecdote about how she initially discovered cannabis use as a creative tool, which landed her a highly selective appointment as a U.S. Presidential Scholar of the Arts. In addition, she also talks about using cannabis for medicinal purposes after suffering an injury in college.

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This week, Jonathan is joined by Michael J. Brues, aka the Sleep Doctor, a Clinical Psychologist, sleep expert, and author of The Power of When. Michael walks Jonathan through sleep architecture and how cannabis affects this process. He also discusses the best method for cannabis consumption for sleep, and tackles some common issues people encounter when turning to cannabis to help their sleep quality. Michael also provides a resource for his chronotype quiz so you can learn your unique biorhythm and take proper steps to optimize your sleep quality!