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Discover Marijuana

Calling all canna-seurs! Are you getting the most out of your favorite plant?  
Cannabis has some exciting potential for your head AND your health. New episodes released weekly.
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Hosted by

Tim Pickett 
& Blake Smith

Latest Episode

June 23, 2022

The often-applied rule of thumb is that Sativas are more invigorating and energizing, while Indicas are more relaxing and calming — but it isn’t really that simple. Individual cannabinoids and terpenes play a huge role in determining the effects of strains.

Season 4 Guest Hosts

We’re able to create cannamazing education series because of our incredible partners and viewers like you.
Kylee Shumway

Kylee Shumway

Kylee Shumway is the pharmacist at WholesomeCo Cannabis. Kylee has a Doctorate of Pharmacy from Roseman University of Health Sciences with more than six years of clinical experience specializing in compounding pharmaceuticals and bio-identical hormone replacement therapy. She now specializes in Medical Cannabis at WholesomeCo, where she spends her days leading educational efforts in the community and with Utah patients.
JD Lauritzen

JD Lauritzen

JD Lauritzen is the Head of Legal, Compliance & Gov. Affairs for WholesomeCo, Inc. Before he became The Leafy Lawyer, JD worked in private practice for Christensen & Jensen, P.C., where he focused on, among other things, servicing Utah’s burgeoning cannabis industry & its patients. JD graduated with distinction from the University of Nebraska College of Law & is co-founder & co-chair of Utah’s cannabis law section of the Utah State Bar.
WholesomeCO Cannabis
One of only four vertically integrated Medical Cannabis operators in Utah, WholesomeCo is leading the movement to normalize cannabis as a natural path to health and wellness. Various medical cannabis services are offered by the company, including statewide delivery to 99% of Utah's population, as well as retail, drive-thru, and online pick-up services through its pharmacy in West Bountiful. Known for its technology-driven leadership and innovation, WholesomeCo is committed to improving medical cannabis accessibility by putting patients' needs first and guiding them along their personal cannabis journeys. Learn more about WholesomeCo here.

Meet Your Hosts, Tim & Blake

Tim Pickett

Tim Pickett, PA-C

Tim Pickett, PA-C is a qualified medical provider in Utah, founder of and Utah Therapeutic Health Center, an active member of the Society of Cannabis Clinicians, and City Weekly’s #1 QMP of 2021 and 2022. He enjoys educating patients and providers through his podcast, Utah in the Weeds, and video series, Discover Marijuana, and writing about Medical Cannabis in order to destigmatize the plant and encourage safe and effective use in Utah.
Blake Smith

Blake Smith

Blake Smith has a rich history in bioanalytical chemistry, academia, and pharmacokinetics. He is CEO and Chief Science Officer at Zion Medicinal and is regarded as the subject matter expert in the state. He works closely with universities and regulator agencies to innovate/compound cannabinoids for specific conditions. In his free time,  you can find Blake educating others, conducting research, spending time with his family, and hosting Discover Marijuana with Tim.

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