CALIFORNIA: Sister Heather has been on the cutting edge of medical cannabis education for more than a dozen years. Starting April 20, 2021, she will bring this knowledge and perspective of her cannabis nurses to mainstream television audiences in her new role as host of Nurse Talk – one of three on-demand programs debuting on 420MEDIA’s ANewCannabisChannel . com
Each episode of Nurse Talk features one-on-one interviews with leading cannabis nurses, doctors, patients, pioneers, and celebrity athletes, examining answers to common questions about medical cannabis. A particular focus is on understanding the endocannabinoid system and cannabinoid therapeutics. and dosage.
David Rheins of MJNews had the opportunity this week to sit down with Sister Heather for an exclusive conversation in which she explained that her relationship with the plant began as a teenager, where, like so many others, it became known as a recreational social lubricant with marijuana. It was not until many years later, as a practicing physician, that Sister Heather discovered the powerful medicinal benefits of medicinal cannabis. Knowledge she learned directly from her cannabis users – not through nursing school, vocational training, or other health professionals who largely ignored and were skeptical of the plant.
As this firsthand patient and clinical experience increased, Sister Heather began to share this knowledge with other health professionals and soon became a Go to Resource speaker and community leader, dubbed Cannabis Nurse Heather along the way “Recorded.
Sister Heather was invited to join a pharmacy license in New Mexico and took responsibility for sharing with the pharmacy staff everything she learned on her trip. She set out to learn all about the science of cannabis, attending conferences such as Patients Out of Time, Marijuana for Medical Professionals, where the endocannabinoid system was first discovered.
This knowledge blew MJNews: “I couldn’t unlearn it, and in fact I had to share it. It became my passion to train my colleagues. “
Nurse Talk will debut April 20, 2021 and will be available on-demand via Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Android, and iOS.