Ben Cassiday is a cannabis educator and business owner focused on building tools for product developers and other educators. He is a founding partner of the GreenWay Cannabis Network – a nationwide cannabis health care clinic system and True Terpenes – a terpene education and supply company. Aside from cannabis, Ben is passionate about the health benefits of a plant-based diet and supports harm reduction programs.
In this weeks podcast Ben talks about the importance of terpenes and their new found fame due to the cannabis movement. We ask will the interest in less know cannanoids like CBG CBB we over shadowed by interest in terpenes. We learn about the terpene superclass theory and Phillip Henry’s Hyperclasses theory and he shed light into new research on myrcene as a skin penetrator
Visit Ben’s website for more information on Terpenes https://trueterpenes.com or his work at
Publications by Ben https://hightimes.com/sponsored/hunting-for-terpenes-with-true-terpenes/
If you are interested in any of the papers, book or podcast Ben mentioned :
Cannabis chemovar classification: terpenes hyper-classes and targeted genetic markers for accurate discrimination of flavours and effects by Philippe Henry https://peerj.com/preprints/3307/
Dr. Ethan Russo :
Book Clinical Aromatherapy: Essential Oils in Healthcare https://www.amazon.com/Clinical-Aromatherapy-Essential-Oils-Healthcare/dp/0702054402
Shaping Fire Podcast :
Disclaimer: The information presented in this podcast is for educational purposes only, and is not intended to replace professional medical advice. Please consult your doctor if you are in need of medical care, and before making any changes to your health routine.