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Kevin Chen – Microscopic Cannabis Factories

Hyasynth Bio is hacking yeast cells to produce THC and CBD. They’re hoping to find an efficient scalable process to revolutionize the industry. Kevin Chen talks about the ups and downs of genetic manipulation, and why you should learn about bio-hacking. Twitter: @Hyasynthbio Instagram: @Hyasynthbio Facebook: facebook.com/hyasynthbio Music from Brett Van Donsel Birdsong from Lang […] Read more


AgriScience Labs – Making Cannabis Safe

Kim and Hayley from AgriScience explain how they test cannabis products for THC, CBD, and harmful contaminants. We learn about the ever-changing world of regulation, the omnipresent eye of the narcotic panopticon, cutting-edge innovations in chemistry, and why cannabis products are safer than ever. http://agrisciencelabs.com   from BlueBird Botanicals Music from Brett Van Donsel Birdsong […] Read more


Mila Jansen – The Hash Queen

Mila Jansen is the counter-cultural icon who revolutionized hash production. After starting in fashion world of Amsterdam in the 60’s, she hitchhiked to India with her daughter, raised her family there and then came back to Europe and had the breakthrough that revolutionized the creation of hashish. Now she sells those machines worldwide. Today she […] Read more


Verde Natural – An Organic Tour

Join us for our first episode of a brand new type of storytelling show. Today we take a tour of the Verde Natural production facility – a fully organic grower of cannabis in Denver. You’ll hear how to grow cannabis well, how best to harvest for the preservation of those delicate terpenes, and the various […] Read more


Mike Tagen – Multidisciplinary Researcher

The research scientist Dr. Mike Tagen talks about cannabis and the brain. This is a deep dive into neuroscience, the endocannabinoid system, pharmacogenetics and the effects of cannabinoids on the human body. Mike Tagen has worked in oncology, immunology, and neuroscience.   from BlueBird Botanicals // Music from Brett Van Donsel // Birdsong from Lang […] Read more


Len May – Genetics, Cannabis, and You

Len May matches the genetics of humans to the active chemicals of the cannabis plant. His research at Endocanna Health aims to help customers find the cultivars that will produce the most desired effect for each individual. Len has long been an activist and educator for the cannabis plant. He’s helping to overturn the outdated […] Read more


Emma Chasen – Herbal Wisdom

Emma Chasen comes from a long line of herbal witches. Her background is in biology and budtending and now she teaches businesses the science of cannabis so that they can serve their customers effectively. She talks to Lex about dispelling marijuana myths, the effects of different compounds, and the continuing resistance to cannabis in some […] Read more


Jeffrey Raber – Werc Shop Science

Dr. Jeffry Raber co-founded the Werc Shop, an independent cannabis-testing laboratory in Los Angeles. He has published papers on dabbing, cannabinoid testing, pesticides and terpene profiles. He’s also a businessman and an advocate for cannabis science and safety. https://thewercshop.com/ https://scholar.google.ca/citations?user=N_maLzsAAAAJ&hl=en   from BlueBird Botanicals // Music from Brett Van Donsel // Birdsong from Lang Elliott Read more


Daniel Greig – The Neurobiology of Prophetic Visions

Daniel Greig talks about cognitive science and mystical systems. Greig studies cognitive science and philosophy in Toronto, and psychedelics are a major part of his research. If you’re into the Kabbalah, Jungian archetypes, or biblical prophecy, this episode is for you. Lecture: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HmGNhDUe19M Papers: http://utoronto.academia.edu/DanielGreig from BlueBird Botanicals // Music from Brett Van Donsel // […] Read more


Impello BioSciences – Biostimulants for Growers

Lex speaks with the founders of Impello Biosciences. They’re a startup in Fort Collins, CO that harness the power of bio-organisms to nurture growing plants such as cannabis. They explain how healthy bacteria added to the roots of plants can be used instead of chemical fertilizers and pesticides to help plants stay healthy and grow […] Read more