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Workshop Spotlight: Using Non-Cannabis Herbs to Modulate the Endocannabinoid System by Chip Paul

We share an endocannabinoid system with most life on the planet. In fact current researchers all agree that this major and vital system is being increasingly thought off as our master regulatory system. Researchers are also agreeing that the endocannabinoid system is a resource driven system. So how do we feed it? Certainly cannabis or constituents of the cannabis plant do provide resources, but nature argues there must be other ways. We share this system with reptiles, they do not eat or smoke cannabis. We share this system with fish, no cannabis for them. So, in nature, how do we “feed” this system? What resources are critical to feed our master regulatory system?

Chip Paul has an interesting and eclectic biography. Classically trained as a mathematician, Paul was hired out of college by Southwestern Bell Corporation to do statistical methods and analysis on the companies affirmative action program. Paul wrote the methodology and developed software to track compliance company wide. Paul was awarded what then was Southwestern Bell’s highest achievement award. By the early 2000’s Paul had started his entrepreneurial career. Paul has built several companies including a regional retail candy company, a Tulsa based home care company, a national franchise company, and a national natural products company. Paul has appeared in numerous business publications including Entrepreneur Magazine, Forbes, The New York Times, Franchise Times, and many local and regional publications. Paul and his wife Cynthia also founded and still lead which is the proponent of Oklahoma State Question 788, the medical marijuana question. The issue will be voted on in June of 2018.


Join us for the 12th annual

Midwest Herb Fest: Returning to Our Roots

August 3-5, 2018

Glastonbury Institute of Sustainable Living, near Culver, Indiana

Learn: History of folk medicine and modern use of medicinal plants,

alchemical spagyrics, tinctures, restorative yoga, and more

Explore: Herb walks, tree walks, herb, mushroom, and vegetable gardens

Entertainment: Live music, fire spinning, belly dance

Open Events: Drumming, bonfires, auction fundraiser

Get Back to Nature: Primitive woods camping with hot showers and flushing toilets

Workshops and activities for adults, teens, and children

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