Season 1,
17 MINS

TGSP 106: MJ Milloy, Cannabis and Addiction

November 07, 2017

TGSP 106 show notes:

0:00-2:00: Jeremy introduces TGSP and episode 6.

2:00-3:46: We get a background on what MJ Milloy is working and why he got started in cannabis research. 

3:46-5:55: Jeremy asks about Fentanyl and MJ Milloy goes on to discuss what he calls, a “widespread contamination problem.” MJ goes on to talk about using Cannabis to treat the upstream problems of addiction.

5:55-8:15: Jeremy wants to find out, can cannabis have an effect on addiction? MJ Says that among the individuals he is studying, he has seen dramatic decreases in the frequency of crack cocaine use.

8:15-12:12:  Jeremy asks Milloy if he was studying various strains to substitute stimulants. MJ goes on to explain the THC model they are testing.

12:12-14:35: Jeremy asks Milloy about stigma in the research community. MJ talks about stigma in the research community but also explains why addiction is a brain disease.

14:35-17:00: We find out what is next for MJ Milloy and his break-through studies. 

 

 

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