The Efficacy, Science, and Future of Cannabis with Dr Nick Jackowetz

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In this episode of Healthspan Academy, Dr. Nick Jackowetz discusses his research and expertise with the medicinal and recreational use of Cannabis. We chat about the myths and stigma behind it, its medical benefits, and its future in the beverage industry. He also talked about teaming up on a project with Seth Rogan.

Dr. Jackowetz earned his B.Sc. in Biomedical Toxicology from the University of Guelph in Canada and received his Ph.D. in Food Science from Cornell University, where he specializes in wine microbiology. Pursuing his career path, he has hands-on experience directing scientific teams in the beverage, alcohol, and legal cannabis industries. His strong focus on new product innovation has resulted in the commercialization of over 100 food and beverage products as a byproduct of active research into novel ingredients and flavor food processing. Prior to co-founding Cirona Labs, he led the formulation team at Canopy Growth, where he helped design industry-disrupting cannabis-infused beverages for the Canadian market.

Nick’s enthusiasm for food science has fueled his desire to continue advancing the industry through novel research and innovation.

You can learn more about Nick’s initiatives at

*** Please note that the content discussed in this podcast is intended for self-education and is not to be interpreted as medical advice.


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