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E76: The Best Resource For Everything Cannabis Related With Elana Goldberg and Codi Peterson

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Release Date: 08/29/2022

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Cannigma is an evidence based approach to everything cannabis related, from cooking to medical research. Today we’re joined by the CEO of Cannigma, Elana Goldberg, as well as the Chief Medical Advisor, Codi Peterson. Elana’s relationship with cannabis started around age 15, but in her 20s she gave up all substances to start her motherhood journey. As a digital journalist, Elana was reintroduced to cannabis from a content creation perspective before she took up consuming it again, and then ultimately started Cannigma. Codi was working as a pediatric pharmacist in the emergency department when he decided to become a cannabis science expert. He was then recruited by Cannigma to oversee the scientific team.

 

The content on Cannigma goes through a lengthy and expensive process before it ever gets published. They first decide what they want to write about by identifying questions a lot of people have or noticing current trends. Once the content is written, it gets reviewed by various experts, with about 10 different touchpoints. Their goal is to provide fact based knowledge in an easy-to-understand format. They acknowledge that people consume content in different ways, that’s why they offer articles, videos, infographics, and even a podcast. Going forward they plan to integrate psychedelic content, a cultivation grow guide, credible brand recommendations, and cooking tools. 

 

What You’ll Learn:

  • What process the content on Cannigma goes through.
  • What some misconceptions around cannabis use are.
  • How urine drug screens are biased. 
  • Why cannabis is more stigmatized than psychedelics. 

 

Favorite Quote:

“I want to talk to as many people as I can to destigmatize and normalize cannabis.” -Codi Peterson

 

How to Connect:

The Cannigma: Fact-based cannabis info for everyone

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Codi LinkedIn

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How to Get Involved: 

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