Ep. 35 – Dr. Jeff Raber: Cleaning Up the Cannabis Industry

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What You’ll Hear In This Episode

02:40    Why Dr. Raber became interested in Cannabis research
06:10    What goes on at The Werk Shop, Dr. Raber’s testing facility
08:30    Defining & differentiating Cannabis, hemp, and marijuana
11:30    The legal differences between parts of the cannabis plant
14:20    The various biochemical components of cannabis (cannabinoids & terpenes)
19:00    Why plants produce cannabinoids like THC, CBD, CBG, & terpenes
21:20    How the cannabis market and customer demand is shifting
24:40    The massive complexity of the endocannabinoid system
31:10    The potential benefits of microdosing with cannabis
32:55    THC, anandamide, FAAH inhibitors and their effect on mood & short-term memory
35:25    Understanding THCA & what decarboxylation is
38:00    Pesticide & toxin testing and standardization of cannabis products
43:40    The amazing industrial uses of cannabis & hemp
46:10    What the cannabis industry looks like in the next 5-10 years
51:05    Find more about Dr. Raber and his work at

Resource Links

Facebook: The Werc Shop

Website: The Werc Shop

LinkedIn: Dr. Jeffrey Raber

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Jason Prall is a nationally-recognized speaker, performance coach, Functional Nutritionist, and leading expert in lifelong, optimized health. As a frequent contributor to a variety of health and wellness publications, founder of Calyx Performance, and the host of the You Optimized Radio podcast, Jason's revolutionary and innovative approach has transformed the lives of thousands of people around the world with simple, practical, and powerful solutions to combat chronic health conditions and drastically improve quality of life.

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