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Good Dudes Grow Podcast and Dr Rocco discuss the medical benefits of CBD and MMJ

Authored by Bak Basics
February 5, 2022

Dr Rocco discusses CBD and MMJ as it relates to medical indications and potential benefit from this alternative therapy with firefighter Gary Roberts, host of Good Dudes Grow Podcast. Episodes are available to listen from 2021 and 2022. 

Gary Roberts started his Podcast in 2020. This is his introduction and reason he started the Good Dudes Grow Podcast: "I lost my daughter and father to opiates. I personally know close to 10 firefighters in the past 5 years that have committed suicide. I deal with death, smell death, and see death every 3rd day for the past 16 years. I have turned my trauma personally and professionally into a vision, passion, and mission. I started with a CBD company to help first responders and advocate for their access to cannabis to save their lives. I am now building a medical center in Costa Rica to do clinical trials and train professionals in the mental health industry on the benefits of psychedelics and how to properly use them in their practice. Listen to my story and the stories of celebrities, athletes, and others who use plant base medicine to fight the demons in their life."


Good Dudes Grow Ep 29: Dr. Thomas Rocco - Cannabis Powerfully Taking Over Medicines:

Cannabis can be a natural healer to your body and mind, though many would oppose it. Dr. Thomas Rocco, an accomplished medical practitioner, is currently the Medical Director of a Medical Marijuana Evaluation Center, a medical director for hospice in the local area, and many more. Dr. Rocco says, “I honestly knew nothing about Cannabis at all, and there was no real curriculum for medical marijuana at medical schools.” He got into the practice, much to his surprise, and found miracles occurring. Eleven years have passed since he got initiated into this, and he has always enjoyed dealing with patients, answering their queries, and opening up to new learning scopes every day.

Cannabis has been stigmatized for ages on different grounds, and the “stigma is still there.” People need to educate themselves on this to break the stigma. Dr. Rocco has started his CBD website, educating people about the uses of cannabis and its dosage and propagating awareness. He has taken a stand to contribute to the well-being of people as he believes medical marijuana is so much better than a lot of their “prescription drugs.”

Dr. Rocco admits, “I truly believe that the CBD is the medical part of it, THC is two, but it's that hybrid of it that gives you the best medical effects.” In this episode of Good Dudes Grow, Gary and Dr. Rocco dig into various misconceptions of CBD and medical marijuana, its future, and benefits, how they can be a natural cure to multiple health issues, and primarily educate people on dosage and purchase of the product. Tune in for an enlightening episode to take holistic care of life and lead a life full of zest.

What you will learn:

How Dr. Rocco landed up in cannabis continued his practice comfortably, much against the notion of being called a “drug doctor”.
How he had successfully applied the practice on kids and how he educated his patients on this.
Why Dr. Rocco feels that dosing is one of the essential parts of the education in his practice of medical marijuana, CBD, THC.
What the biggest roadblock to CBD and medical marijuana practice is and how to overcome it.
And much more!

Favorite Quote:

“The side effects of CBDs in comparison to prescription drugs are so much less. Hopefully, in our lifetime, Medical Marijuana will be a prescription medication.” Dr Thomas Rocco


Good Dudes Grow E59: Dr. Thomas Rocco - The Future of Medical Marijuana:

What if, instead of being prescribed narcotics to manage chronic pain, patients were given a holistic alternative? Dr. Thomas Rocco is here today to answer that question–and many more.

Dr. Thomas Rocco is currently the Medical Director of a Medical Marijuana Evaluation Center, the only licensed and approved facility in Rhode Island for patient evaluation and education for medical marijuana. His work emphasizes safe and proper medical marijuana use for patients’ chronic illnesses. He also works to use medical marijuana in hospice care to increase end-of-life comfort and peace. He completed his undergraduate studies at The Johns Hopkins University and obtained his medical degree while attending University Health Sciences/Chicago Medical School. He has also completed many certifications in surgery–basically, he’s a rockstar.

On this episode of Good Dudes Grow, hear Dr. Rocco discuss the power of marijuana in the medical field. Marijuana is an alternative to narcotics, which keeps chronically ill patients from becoming dependent on any Schedule II drugs. He’s here to explain their trailblazing journey, and get you excited about the future for the Evaluation Center. Tune in for an episode full of science, experience, and real results.

What You’ll Learn:

How the Evaluation Center got their license
What Dr. Rocco does with CBD to help kids that come into the Center
Why Dr. Rocco suggests his patients take their prescription CBD during the day, and THC at night
And so much more!

Favorite Quote:

“We are tasked with doing it right. We’re a resource for patients, other doctors, you name it. With this program, we’re a pillar for the community.” Dr Thomas Rocco

Gary Roberts is the founder and CEO of Pure Body Zen, a company based around creating and selling high-quality CBD products that work to heal mind and body alike. Gary considers hemp-based medicine a calling, and his organization, along with the world-class team that runs it, reflects his passion.

You can learn more about Pure Body Zen on website, on LinkedIn and on Instagram.

And listen to other Good Dudes Grow Podcasts

The Good Dudes Grow Podcasts with Dr Rocco and other Dr Rocco podcasts can be also listened at CBD Health Podcast with Dr Thomas Rocco

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