Florida Amendment 2 – Expert Opinions – Podcast Available Now!
Life Elsewhere’s important discussion on Florida Amendment 2 is now available for download. We assembled a panel of experts to offer their opinions. Joining the conversation were Cathy Jordan, who has ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease and her husband Bob who has been growing marijuana to ease his wife’s suffering. Pre-eminent litigation attorney and pro-legalization advocate Ted Corless explains the legal ramifications of Amendment 2. Ted is also the host of Newsmunchies and a frequent Life Elsewhere contributor. Greg Gerdeman, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biology at Eckerd College in Saint Petersburg, Florida, teaches courses in Cell Biology, Human Physiology, Receptor Pharmacology and Neuroscience, talks about his studies as a neurophysiologist with expertise in the endocannabinoid system and mechanisms of drug reward and addiction. Medical Marijuana Researcher Suzanne Sisley M.D. with a practice in Arizona and known nationwide as the Principal Investigator for the only FDA-approved randomized controlled trial looking at the use of medical marijuana to alleviate treatment-resistant post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), tells why she supports Amendment 2. Distinguished neurologist at University of Southern Florida and Tampa General Hospital, Juan R. Sanchez-Ramos M.D. Ph.D, lends his expertise to the discussion. Plus, Eco Farmer and Expert Horticulturist, Robert Tornello shares the realities of growing cannabis, pesticides and the importance of safety in medicinal cannabis production. You’ll also hear this week’s Hit That Never Was, Ganja Farmer by Marlon Asher, selected by three loyal listeners who work in a big-box store.