3. Debunking CBD Myths - with CBD Certified's Anna Symonds
By Spectrum Labs
About Anna SymondsAnna has been in the cannabis industry for four years and is the Director of Education for East Fork Cultivars. For East Fork, Anna developed CBD Certified, a free cannabis science educational program which she has presented for the staff of more than 100 dispensaries across Oregon, as well as for numerous other retailers, industry groups, and the general public. This initiative has directly educated 2500+ people about CBD and cannabis science, and now will reach many more as an online class and on public access TV. Anna holds an MA in Communication and is a member of the International Cannabinoid Research Society. She continues to educate lawmakers at the local, state, and national levels, lobbying for cannabis legalization, patient access, and removing the barriers to clinical research. As an Athlete Ambassador for the nonprofit Athletes for Care, Anna speaks widely about the therapeutic benefits of cannabis for elite athletes and everyday people, and promoting normalization of the plant. She spearheaded a petition signed by more than 150 professional athletes asking the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to remove THC from its Prohibited Substances list, receiving national and international news coverage. -------------------Episode Notes3:00 Anna's journey into the cannabis industry5:00 CBD Myths5:30 Is "Psychoactive" the appropriate term for CBD?7:20 How does CBD work in our body?9:45 The medical marvel of the placebo effect14:45 The Endocannabinoid System (ECS)17:00 The Entourage Effect18:20 Cannabis and social justice. How cannabis companies can do what's right22:45 The Last Prisoner Project25:00 Knowledge disparity with consumers and the business community29:00 What is Rugby?33:00 Cannabis and athletics, Cannabis for Care36:00 Inflammation in the human body38:30 How Anna uses cannabis and hemp to care for her body39:30 What cannabis companies need to do to appeal to athletes43:00 How consumers should know which hemp and cannabis products to purchase46:00 Full spectrum vs isolate CBD53:45 Hemp seed oil vs CBD oil59:30 How an individual can begin to dose CBD oil1:02:00 What is the titration effect?1:06:00 Where to find sources for CBD and cannabis education1:08:00 New study doubting Epidiolex; Anna's thoughts1:12:00 How to contact Anna -------About Spectrum LabsAt Spectrum Labs, we source local hemp and extract high-quality Full Spectrum Hemp extracts that even our families can use.Spectrum Labs can manufacture these full-spectrum hemp extracts:*Crude*Distillate*Isolate*Tinctures*Vapes*Gummies*Lotions*Candies*Custom formulationsTo learn more about Spectrum Labs, visitwww.TheSpectrumLabs.com or contact us at (828) 229-7952Asheville, NC---***If you enjoy the podcast, please consider leaving a short review on Apple Podcasts/iTunes. It takes less than a minute, and it really makes a difference in helping Apple recommend the show to new listeners. I also love reading the reviews!