Straight Dope On Cannabis

Straight Dope On Cannabis



In this episode of MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends our guests and I will discuss cannabis: how it’s used medicinally and, in Oregon, legally.


Our Podcast Guests Include

Charlotte at the Fair

Podcast host Charlotte Brunin is passionate about creating new ways to share the experience of MOTHER EARTH NEWS with the publication's "friends."  When she is not at her desk or enjoying one of the many Fairs, you can find her working on her homestead to develop a more self-sufficient lifestyle. Charlotte enjoys studying traditional medicine especially those shared to us from indigenous cultures.

Amanda Sorell is an associate editor for Mother Earth News magazine who is joining us from Seattle. She is interested in creative writing, making DIY home and beauty products, and learning herbal remedies. Washington is a legal state, so she has more knowledge on how society works with legalized cannabis.


Jill Nussinow (the "Veggie Queen") is a registered dietitian and culinary educator who has been teaching plant-based, whole foods cooking for almost 30 years at Santa Rosa Junior College and elsewhere throughout the United States and beyond. She is the author of four cookbooks: Vegan Under Pressure, The New Fast Food, Nutrition CHAMPS, and The Veggie Queen. Nussinow is a fellow of The Leadership Institute for Ecology and the Economy. She frequents local farmers’ markets, mushroom hunting and teaching fermentation classes. Jill’s goal is to see everyone leading a healthy, happy life through better eating and cooking. She loves to share the passion and joy of eating plants that will help save the planet. Her website is

Follow the links below for topics mentioned in the podcast that may have piqued your interest:

Growing Cannabis in Raised Garden Beds

The Health Effects of Marijuana

 Legalized Marijuana


Find our Guests Books in the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Store

The Veggie Queen

Homegrown Marijuana

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