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#5 A Veterinarian’s Experience With Marijuana And Hemp – with Tim Shu, DVM (Podcast) 🐱🐦🐩🐒

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Dr. Tim Shu is the founder and chief executive officer of VETCBD and Dr. Shu’s Pet Care. Dr. Shu founded his companies so pets could safely benefit from the multiple therapeutic uses of cannabis and hemp. By combining his expertise in veterinary medicine with his knowledge of medical cannabis, Dr. Shu formulates cannabinoid products to be safe and effective for use in animals. Prior to starting his companies, Dr. Shu practiced emergency, critical care, and general medicine. His work on cannabis and pets has garnered international attention and has been featured by The Today Show, CNBC, NPR, and The New York Times.

Episode Notes

00:55 Tim’s Background and how he started VETCBD
02:00 Endocannabinoid system
03:30 Why Tim decided to start researching hemp and CBD
05:30 Veterinarians and using cannabis in their practice
07:00 How Tim educates veterinarians about hemp
08:30 Safety and testing hemp and cannabis
12:00 What consumers are looking for
13:30 Why is .3% chosen as the THC limit for hemp
15:00 🐘The elephant in the room regarding .3% and extractions
16:00 Should pets avoid THC?
17:00 How to properly dose animals
19:00 How to tell if an animal is benefiting from hemp and cannabis
21:00 Success stories with animals after using cannabis
24:00 Tim’s thoughts about the hemp market in 2020
26:00 Do we have enough research on cannabis?
30:00 Cannabis and allergies
32:00 Navigating the fast-moving cannabis market
34:00 VETCBD’s four-pronged strategy
38:00 Different cannabis compounds for different animals and different breeds
39:00 Individualized medicine. How far off are we?
42:00 Our rudimentary understanding of the endocannabinoid system
44:00 How to get in touch with Tim Shu

About Spectrum Labs

At Spectrum Labs, we source local hemp and extract high-quality Full Spectrum Hemp extracts that even our families can use.

Spectrum Labs can manufacture these full-spectrum hemp extracts:

*Crude
*Distillate
*Tinctures
*Gummies
*Lotions
*Custom formulations

To learn more about Spectrum Labs, visit

www.TheSpectrumLabs.com or contact us at (828) 229-7952

Asheville, NC

Jason De Los Santos
Author: Jason De Los Santos

Jason is CEO of Spectrum Labs.

animals, cannabis, cbd education, cbd oil, marijuana, veterinary medicine


Jason De Los Santos

Jason is CEO of Spectrum Labs.

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