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According to the Cassels

Understanding Cannabis with Marlies Ledbetter

  • S1E28
  • 46:54
  • April 14th 2022

Cannabis is so widely misunderstood and often misused. Joining us today to demystify this healing substance and walk us through the function of the endocannabinoid system in the body, is “TheCannaBoss” Marlies Ledbetter. In this episode, we learn about the history of cannabis for medicinal and manufacturing purposes, how and why its reputation has been tainted, and the endless benefits of using it to heal our minds, bodies, and environment in the modern world. Marlies shares her fascinating health journey and debunks some common misconceptions about cannabinoids. We find out how CBD, in conjunction with medicinal mushrooms, can work magic, and assist the body in its innate ability to heal. Tune in to find out all you need to know about this age-old medicine from the awe-inspiring force that is Marlies!  

Key Points From This Episode:

  • How Amy connected with today’s guest, Marlies Ledbetter.
  • Marlies’ teepee business.
  • The function of the endocannabinoid system.
  • The benefits of microdosing mushrooms, and when macro dosing is appropriate.  
  • Why cannabinoids should be used as a preemptive measure.
  • The historical uses of cannabis.
  • The need for highly individualized cannabinoid treatment.
  • The role of THC.
  • The progress of the legalization of cannabis.
  • The ability of the endocannabinoid system to balance hormones.
  • The body’s innate ability to heal itself and the failure of the medical community to recognize it.
  • Marlies’ astounding journey to becoming “TheCannaBoss”.
  • Why Marlies is very intentional about where she sources her cannabis.
  • Are CBD and medicinal mushrooms “manna”?
  • The variety of things that can be made from hemp.
  • Unprocessed trauma as the true cause of addiction.
  • How to schedule a consultation with Marlies and the type of guidance you can expect.
  • The range of Green Compass products.


“The basis of the endocannabinoid system is to regulate all the systems of the body. It overrides the brain and central nervous system.” — Marlies Ledbetter [0:04:34]

“[Cannabis] is the mother of all medicines.” — Marlies Ledbetter [0:09:40] 

“Hemp plastic biodegrades into compost in 90 days.” — Marlies Ledbetter [0:33:00]

“Everyone needs to see that you can be healthy without the high.” — Marlies Ledbetter [0:44:03]

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Amy Cassels

Amy Cassels on Instagram

Amy Cassels on Twitter

ONE Way Life

Marlies Ledbetter

Marlies Ledbetter on Instagram

Indie Hemp Company

Green Compass

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