Barbara Blazer, mother of Debby Goldsberry and RN at Magnolia joins us to discuss her philosophy on cannabis. She shares her very first experience with cannabis and what exactly she’s doing now to educate fellow boomers. Programming note- we do a quick change after Barbara and we’re in the main room at Magnolia so it’s active around us. Following her mother, Debby Goldsberry then brings us through her journey which of course includes the early days of cannabis legalization advocacy. Debby shares how Barbara, civics class and redirect helped lead her to the being on the road with Jack Herer among other familiar notables. And Debby reminds us that after Election Day is when the actual work begins on legislation passed.


Speaker 1: Barbara Blazer and Debbie Goldsberry, Barbara Blazer, mother, Debbie Goldsberry, and rn and Magnolia joins us to discuss our philosophy on cannabis and share her very first experience with cannabis and what exactly she's doing now to educate fellow bloomers programming. Note, we do a quick change after Barbara and we're in the main room at Magnolia, so it's active around us following her mother, Debbie Goldsberry then brings us through her journey, which of course includes the early days of cannabis legalization. Advocacy. Debbie shares how Barbara Civics class in rhetoric helped lead her to being on the road with Jack Herrera, among other familiar notables, and Debbie reminds us that after election day is when the actual work begins on legislation pass. Welcome to cannabis economy. I'm your host Seth Adler. Check us out on social with the handicapped economy. It's two n's in the word economy. Tell the truth and follow the science. Debbie goldsberry proceeded by Barbara Blazer.

Speaker 2: All right, so, so, um, in Magnolia. Welcome to Magnolia. Here we are inside the dispensary. That's Debbie goldsberry. Hi, I'm Barbara, Barbara Goldsberry. I'm actually Barbara Blazer, Debbie's mom. And so the first thing I said to Barbara Blazer, who's a registered nurse by the way and newly employed here at. Absolutely. Congratulations. Uh, was that your last name is blazer and for this industry that is A. I don't know if it's ironic or if it's appropriate. I think it's appropriate actually. I always think I should find one of those names, like on the websites people have and I started to name some of them, but they have these really fancy, fancy names, but if blazers famous on there, you got it. You don't even need to change a thing. Well, and we didn't even talk. My middle name's for.

Speaker 2: This is exactly why I wanted to kind of take the first few minutes here knowing that this is Debbie goldsberry his mother, and talk a little bit. Now you're a registered nurse and now you're in a magnolia working here. When did you get turned onto the fact that cannabis was actually medicine? Well, probably I've known for years and years and years, but as a registered nurse, my last job I was the director of a hospice and the hospice I would see patients on Fridays and just to verify they had their meds and things and we'd have ladies anxious, crying, tearing their clothes, very frightened and I'd go back in on Monday to check on them and they'd be, Hey Barbara, how was your weekend? And I would say, did you have company? And their grandson would have brought them brownies and they were now eating and smiling and not anxious.

Speaker 2: So that was when, when I thought there's something to this and so you were clued in to everything and so you. And when was this? How long ago? But about three years ago. And then I also had a very serious illness and during that illness, while I didn't use the product, I spent a lot of time researching. In particular, I got involved with children who have epilepsy syndrome, 200 seizures a day and no seizures after they go on cbd. And that kind of changed my whole attitude. So you were obviously clued into Debbie's career and then you're reading this about, uh, you know, epilepsy and then all of a sudden you're working in hospice and so you are completely enlightened. Absolutely more than supportive. And my job, and I'll let you talk to him trying to talk my ic part of my job as a 70 year old, 70 year old, 50 years experience in nursing.

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