Entries by Aliza Sherman

Women Wednesday: Jessica Knox, MD MBA MPH, Co-founder of Doctors Knox, American Cannabinoid Clinics, and ADVENT Academy

Each Wednesday, meet a new woman changing the landscape of the cannabis industry. Jessica Knox, MD MBA MPH, co-founder of Doctors Knox, is an endocannabinologist. An endocannabinologist is a “medical doctor that specializes in the function, dysfunction, and modulation of the endocannabinoid system (ECS) with cannabinoids and cannabimimetic therapeutics.” At Ellementa’s sister site, Her Canna Life, […]

Women Wednesday: Ahnya Smith, Founder of the Colored Cannabis Collective

Each Wednesday, meet a new woman changing the landscape of the cannabis industry. Ahnya Smith, founder of the Colored Cannabis Collective, describes herself as “a Renaissance woman in the making.” Her Seattle-based nonprofit, Colored Cannabis Collective, focuses on community service, representation of people of color in cannabis, and changing the stigma around cannabis overall. At […]

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Can Cannabis or CBD really help with your pain?

You deserve to be pain free. You also deserve to get pain relief without opioids that can trigger addiction after just three doses or layering on pharmaceutical after pharmaceutical until you end up struggling under the weight of polypharmacy. Polypharmacy is the concurrent use of multiple medications, many of which are added on to address […]