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Hosted by journalist Jonathan Small, the “Enhance Your Life” podcast tells the inspiring stories of people whose lives have been changed for the better by cannabis. Discover interviews with cannabis enthusiasts of all walks of life—athletes and artists; chefs and CEOs—who have first-hand experience with the healing power of the plant.

With new interviews released every Wednesday, “Enhance Your Life” is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts. Rate, review, and subscribe to make sure you never miss an episode!

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT PAIN RELIEF AND MANAGEMENT WITH CANNABIS

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, and how these processes compare to those of traditional painkillers. Finally, she discusses potential health issues which can arise with users when consuming cannabis in conjunction with other substances.

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CANNABIS INDUSTRY ICON OBLITERATES STIGMAS AND SHARES HER HEALING JOURNEY

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. Jonathan and Mary Jane also delve into the existing stigmas attached to the cannabis industry, particularly those related to gender. They also talk about the optimism behind better female representation within the cannabis industry in the future.

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RUPAUL’S DRAG RACE’S OWN “QUEEN OF GREEN,” LAGANJA ESTRANJA TALKS CREATIVITY, CANNABIS, AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

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. The two discuss how the character of Laganja Estranja came to be, and how she has successfully expressed femininity in a stigma ridden, gender normative society. Laganja discusses how she is using her platform to spread messages about cannabis, particularly related to race and social justice issues. She also shares exciting upcoming projects, which include a movie, television series, and an album!

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CAN CANNABIS HELP ENHANCE YOUR SEX LIFE?

This week, Jonathan is joined by Sasha Kalcheff-Korn, an education coordinator at the Realm of Caring Foundation, a non-profit organization that improves people’s quality of life through research and education about cannabis. Sasha began her career in the cannabis industry by working with autistic children as an Applied Behavior Therapist, in which capacity she witnessed the plant’s healing capabilities first hand. Sasha delves into the ways in which cannabis can be helpful for enhancing peoples’ sex lives, and provides tips on how the powerful plant can optimize the sexual experience. She even reveals the various strains of cannabis that are most beneficial for making the most out of sexy time!

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Can a DNA Test Help You Get the Perfect High?

Len May is a Medical Cannabis specialist, CEO of Endocanna Health, and co-host of the Everything is Personal podcast. He joins Jonathan to discuss Endo dna, a DNA test that allows cannabis users to map their genetic makeup, and how it optimizes the benefits of cannabis without adverse effects. Get ready to geek on the science behind DNA testing, the human’s endocannabinoid system, and all of the ways this new technology will augment people’s wellness journey!

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CULTIVATING PERFECT CANNABIS WITH KEVIN JODREY

CULTIVATING PERFECT CANNABIS WITH KEVIN JODREY

 

Kevin Jodrey is a hunter of ganja genetics, creator of the Port Royal, the cultivation director at Wonderland Nursery, and cofounder of the Gangjier. He opens up this week about his tumultuous upbringing with which included a stint in the Youth Detention Center. After serving as a skilled diver for the Coast Guard years later, Kevin became a student of botany, ultimately leading him to the establishment of his own horticulture and cannabis growing operation. Kevin and Jonathan discuss the transition of cannabis from a stigmatized illicit drug to its current widespread application for both recreational and medicinal purposes. He also shares tips and tricks for how growers can cultivate the perfect cannabis plant!

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Can Cannabis Really Help Your Pet Live Longer?

Doctor Trina Hazzah is a veterinary oncologist, cannabis consultant and educator, and the founder of Veterinary Cannabis Society. She joins Jonathan to discuss her individualized treatment approaches, and the challenges that she faces in the veterinary field due to the stigma associated with cannabis use in animals. Trina also shares a heartwarming anecdote about her own cat’s life changing experience with cannabis treatment, which involved a severe case of the munchies! She provides tips on how pet parents can go about treating their fur babies with cannabis, and where she hopes to take her veterinary cannabis practice in the future.

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How Jessie Gill Went From Nurse To Cannabis Blogger And E-Commerce Entrepreneur

Jessie Gill is a cannabis nurse, founder of the Marijuana Mommy website, and owner of the Pretty Pipe Shop. Prior to entering the cannabis industry, Jessie began her career working as a hospice nurse, until she suffered a life changing injury. Despite previously being a self-proclaimed “non-believer” in the benefits of cannabis use, she experimented with marijuana as a treatment for her injuries, and saw astonishing improvements in her physical and mental health. Jessie and Jonathan discuss her transition from working in the medical field to writing and teaching others about cannabis, and the reaction that she received from the nursing community.

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How Kristi Price Is Shaking Up the Cannabis Industry as a Black Entrepreneur

Kristi Price is the founder of KRMA Media Incorporated and editor of online and print publication, Black CannaBusiness. She began her career working in highly regulated industries including tobacco and alcohol, eventually leading to her breakthrough in the cannabis industry. Jonathan and Kristi discuss the paradox that black entrepreneurs in the cannabis industry face; while cannabis is rooted in black culture, its historical legacy in the black community is strongly associated with widespread prosecution and incarceration. She also shares a special announcement about an exciting project launch!

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How Cannabis Helps Michelle Montoro Cope with Bipolar Disorder

Michelle Montoro is a stay at home mother, army wife, and author of the lifestyle and fashion blog Shelbee on the Edge, as well as a writer for Medium.com. At 26 years old, Michelle was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. She joins Enhance Your Life this week to discuss her personal struggles with bipolar disorder, as well as the challenges and negative side effects she faced during her first 10 years of medicinal treatment. Michelle saw a reduction in those negative side effects when she turned to cannabis use as an alternative form of medication. Michelle details her personal experience with cannabis use and how it has helped her manage Bipolar Disorder, while minimizing the unpleasant side effects often associated with traditional psychiatric medicine. With a larger goal of introducing cannabis for treatment of psychiatric conditions other than bipolar disorder, Michelle is hopeful that the mental health community will embrace the vast benefits of cannabis.  

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