Dr Graham Gulbransen, is a medically trained Cannabis Consultant, GP and Addiction Specialist based in Henderson, Auckland. He took the time to catch up with Mike Garvey on Rock Nights, where he explained a few little known facts around medical marijuana in NZ.
Dr Gulbransen is actually the first doctor to prescribe CBD oil here in NZ - and he continues to do so.
Turns out, the ,edical marijuana laws aren't half as bleak as we've come to believe. That's not saying their isn't room for a shitload more improvement.
If you're not sure what cannabidiol (CBD) is, it's extracted from marijuana plants and can be used for the treatment of neuroinflammation, epilepsy, oxidative injury, vomiting and nausea, anxiety and schizophrenia (to name a few).
However, unlike its brother tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) - it won't get you high.
Have a listen to what Dr Gulbrasen has to say above.
And if you wanna know more, watch Mike's full podcast below.