My Favorite Cannabis Resources


Periodic effects

The Periodic Effects Podcast focuses on the Business and Science of Cannabis. Hosted by Wayne Schwind, CEO & Founder of  Periodic Edibles, a cannabis infused caramel company. This podcast takes a deeper look at the stories behind cannabis business owners, founders and executives.

Cannabis Economy – A Real-Time History of Legal Cannabis

Over 375 personal conversations about legal cannabis with business, science and governance leaders. 

Cannabis News Sites and Publications


The latest cannabis news today including what's new in politics and pop culture, information, lifestyle tips and more. 

Marijuana Business Daily

The most trusted daily news source, exclusively written by professional journalists for the industry.

Medical References

Terpenes and Testing

A publication catering to the science enthused professional with daily cannabis news, research, and opinions.

Doctors for Cannabis Regulation

Doctors for Cannabis Regulation (DFCR) serves as a voice for physicians who believe that cannabis prohibition has failed and that the misuse of cannabis should be treated as a health issue rather than a criminal one.

Cannabis Experts and Researchers

Emma Chasen

After graduating from Brown University in 2014 with a degree in Medicinal Plant Research, Emma went on to coordinate Clinical Oncology trials with the Brown University Oncology Research Group. When her supervisor refused a Cannabis trial in favor of another expensive pharmaceutical drug, Emma quit and headed across the country to Portland, OR.

Dr. Michele Ross

Dr. Michele Ross, PhD, MBA, is a neuroscientist and health coach with a passion to help patients with chronic illness live their best life ever.  She is both a cannabinoid medicine researcher and a cannabis patient. After being diagnosed with fibromyalgia, neuropathy, and chronic pelvic pain, cannabis and kratom were the only treatments that reduced her symptoms and allowed her to return to work

Research Papers

Medical Cannabis Use Is Associated With Decreased Opiate Medication Use in a Retrospective Cross-Sectional Survey of Patients With Chronic Pain

This article suggests that using medical cannabis for CP treatment may benefit some CP patients. The reported improvement in quality of life, better side effect profile, and decreased opioid use should be confirmed by rigorous, longitudinal studies that also assess how CP patients use medical cannabis for pain management.