Episode 1: Comedy in the time of Covid / Cannabis use in Medicine


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It’s the first episode! After the guys briefly introduce themselves (0:44), Ali discusses performing comedy during the Covid19 pandemic (4:59). He talks about performing comedy via Zoom, social distancing in comedy clubs, as well as new ventures such as performing at a Just for Laughs show at a drive-in. Then, Asif discusses cannabis and CBD use in medicine (25:10). He talks about its use in medicine and the case of Charlotte Figi and Charlotte’s Web, which was brought to mainstream attention by CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta. Asif then discusses the current role for CBD in epilepsy and the limited role in other medical conditions.

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Thanks to the following people for their advice on the development of this podcast:

Megan Harrison

Madiha Fancy

Bradford Mackay

Robert Webster

Hasan Alam

Q Hussain

Edward Nevraumont

Rajiv Thavanathan

Hans Rosenberg

Marco Timpano

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