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Recommended Doctors & Nurses


Dr. Michelle Sexton ND

Dr. Sexton is an Assistant Adjunct Professor in the Department of Anesthesia at the University of California, San Diego. She is a physician/scientist, with extensive clinical experience and basic, translational, and clinical research. Her clinical work focuses on body/mind healing. Dr. Sexton has been helping her patients fine-tune their endocannabinoid systems since 2008 Listen to Dr. Michelle Sexton 


Radical Health

Radicle Health partners with Radicle Health Clinician Network to provide you with access to health care practitioners (HCPs) who are knowledgeable about and experienced with using cannabis to treat age-related and chronic illness. Listen to Eloise Thiesen

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Integr8 Health

Our compassionate doctors and nurse practitioners are experts in medical cannabis and are ready to help you get your life back, legally.  If you are looking for a holistic approach to pain, insomnia, anxiety, cancer, PTSD, spasticity, nausea, or a variety of other conditions, you have made it to the right place! Listen to an interview with Dr. Sulak


Dr. Bonnie Goldstein

In 2008, Dr. Goldstein developed an interest in the science of medical cannabis after witnessing its beneficial effects in an ill friend. Since then she has been evaluating both adult and pediatric patients for use of medical cannabis.

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Dr. Caroline MacCallum

is an internal medicine specialist with expertise in complex pain and cannabinoid medicine since 2013. Dr. Caroline has witnessed remarkable changes she's witnessed in patient populations with complex health conditions.

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Dr JJ Pursell

Dr. JJ Pursell (she/her) is a 2007 graduate of NUNM with a doctorate in Naturopathic medicine and Masters in Acupuncture and Oriental medicine. She began working with herbs over 25 years ago.

Resource Recommendations


LabAroma Podcast

The secret to truly effective therapeutic plant medicine is through understanding our plant science and backing it up with evidence.

Each week we will learn from the greatest aromatherapists, cultivators, scientists, researchers and boots on the ground plant workers in our medicinal plant world globally. If you work with, treat with or simply appreciate essential oils, plants and herbs you can’t miss a Tuesday episode with Colleen as she takes us on a journey into the brightest minds in our industry. Get inspired, grow empowered with knowledge in an ecosphere you love.

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LEAF 411- Free Cannabis Nurse Hotline

Leaf411™ believes that knowledge is power, especially when it comes to legal cannabis use. We live in a world where many people use the internet to self-diagnose and treat themselves, especially when it comes to cannabis medicine. Leaf411’s cannabis nurse hotline is a FREE resource for people to call and speak directly to a medical professional that can point them in the right direction. Listen to LabAroma interview with founder Katherine Golden here 

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Society of Cannabis Clinicians Directory

Welcome to the directory of SCC Practitioners. Find a cannabis expert in your area. The directory connects patients and professionals to experienced cannabis clinicians and researchers. The SCC is not able to officially refer patients to a practitioner. The map is strictly for informational purposes.The Society of Cannabis Clinicians is a nonprofit educational and scientific society of physicians and health care professionals dedicated to the education and research support of cannabis for medical use.

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Herbalism involves more than herbs. Botanical support is part of a larger approach to wellness that involves a healthy approach to living, eating, and rest.  All of these areas are considered during an herbal consultation — all in a plan specifically crafted for you — whether your goal is simply to feel better or to get support in a more focused area.

Anna spends as much time reducing the number of supplements folks are taking when they come in as she does in laying out a way forward for them. She is a believer in “more is not better” when it comes to herbs and supplements. Most of her clients are on 1 herb formula.  Some are on 2.  It’s rare that we go beyond that for the herbs.  There may be some nutritional supplementation involved, but this is very focused. She has found ‘simple’ to be an effective approach most of the time, especially when working with someone already taking pharmaceutical medications. Listen to Anna Maria Heldt's interview


Spirit Farmer Acupuncture | Anna Weideritsch

Offering International TeleHealth Calls

Anna Werderitsch, L.Ac. has practiced Classical Chinese Acupuncture and Herbal medicine for over 20 years.  She has successfully treated a variety of illnesses including gynecological, psychological and gastrointestinal with this ancient medicine. Anna creates customized herbal formulas, offers dietary guidance and teaches her patients how to use moxa.  Her curiosity about plants as food and medicine guided her into the study of Chinese medicine.She received her Master’s degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Emperor’s College, California, and has continued her studies in Classical Chinese medicine with Dr. Suzanne Robidoux of the Jing Fang Academy.


“We treat all illnesses and diseases according to symptom presentation with classical herbalism, “Jing fang,” acupuncture and moxa. Over 2000 years ago, in a time of epidemics and serious toxic illness, the legendary practitioner, Zhang Zhong Jing of the Han Dynasty authored the Shang Han Lun (Six Syndromes) and the Jin Qui Yao Luo (Prescriptions from the Golden Cabinet).  My teachers Dr. Suzanne Robidoux, Dr. Feng Shi Lun, and Dr. Hu Xi Shu have kept this ancient medicine, called “Jing Fang” alive and effective. I am grateful to be a carrier of this lineage.”

Opioid Awareness Guide   Chronic Pain -Safer Solutions

by Leaf 411 and Radicle Health

CBD and CBG are a wonderful, non-psychoactive place to begin managing chronic pain and many other health issues. We have selected a short list of Medical Grade- Hemp derived products that we recommend. They are optimal and meet our rigorous standards-and easily purchased online by clicking on the links above. Whole Plant Cannabis derived products are worth considering also.


Some THC along with CBD can also be very beneficial in pain management and other health concerns. Products with more THC can be found at your local dispensaries and availability of specific brands vary by location. Low doses can be effective and have minimal psychoactivity. Consider scheduling a consultation, product evaluation or becoming a member to access more in-depth information and guides. 

Holistic approaches that combine diet and lifestyle changes will greatly improve the effectiveness of cannabinoids for any health condition such as  arthritis, Chron’s, cancer etc.


“Those who are most successful in using cannabis to improve or to replace opioid drugs always use a combination of pharmacologic and behavioral interventions. No medication is powerful enough to accomplish this goal on its own. By prioritizing and organizing the proper resources for sleep, exercise, counseling, support groups, and social support, you can ensure your success!”, Dr. Sulak.

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