About Us cannabisMD

cannabisMD is a consumer education platform exploring wellness, healing, and better living through CBD and medical cannabis. Our team of doctors, experts, and journalists provides authoritative advice; medical, legislative, and lifestyle news; and the latest research; along with compelling personal stories to empower our audience to make smart, educated choices about CBD and cannabis.  

As the only non-advocacy, health and wellness cannabis destination on the internet; the goal of cannabisMD is to advance patient and consumer understanding of medical cannabis and CBD, share the most up-to-date research and news, and debunk false stories and claims. We aim to be a platform for thought leaders in the cannabis space and to elevate the work of responsible entrepreneurs and medical experts at the forefront of the cannabis movement.

cannabisMD is part of Miraculo Inc., a new integrated media company, with plans to launch a portfolio of verticals in the cannabis space.

Medical Advisors

Dr. Junella Chin


Dr. Junella Chin is an advocate for better understanding of the science and medicine of cannabis. At her practice, MedLeafRx, she and her team of doctors are bicoastal, servicing patients of California and New York. They have been integrating medical cannabis into treatment since 2001. Dr. Chin is a frequent keynote speaker on the science and medicine of cannabis and has spoken at hospitals, conferences, and events all over the world. Her work has been featured in St. Jude’s Medical, Huffington Post, Cornell Tech, Good Housekeeping, USA Today, and NBC TODAY, among others. The book she co-authored,Cannabis and CBD for Health and Wellness, will be released in June 2019.

Dr. Matt Montee


Dr. Montee is an experienced clinician and primary care provider who holds a Ph.D., M.S., and P.A. from Cornell University. He is the former Medical Director for Global Protection Shield, and has worked extensively with Doctors Without Borders, Wilderness Medical Society, Trek Medics Intl., Waves for Water, and Global Stem Cell Network. Dr. Montee is passionate about the clinical applications of cannabinoids as they apply to primary care and serves as a product development advisor for Rancho Ecomar and Rancho Organics product lines.

Contributors

Andrea Drummer


Chef Andrea Drummer began her career as a youth advocate and anti-drug counselor before attending Le Cordon Bleu to pursue her passion in food. Since then, Chef Drummer has been a pioneering force in the culinary and cannabis industry, starting her cooperative, Elevation VIP in 2012. She is the author of the book Cannabis Cuisine: Bud Pairings of A Born Again Chef and has partnered with The James NoMad Hotel in New York to create an in-room-dining, CBD-infused menu which is currently available for guests. Chef Drummer’s work has been featured in Marie Claire, Vogue, Forbes, Bon Appetit, the Los Angeles Times, among many others.

Joshua Neilly


Joshua Neilly is the chief growth officer of cannabisMD and the CEO of Fat Fish Marketing Limited. A veteran in the cannabis digital media space, Neilly spent three years at Namaste Technologies in senior SEO and marketing roles.

K.Astre


K. Astre is a California-based cannabis culture and lifestyle writer whose work has appeared in Forbes, The San Francisco Chronicle, Huffington Post, Leafly, and Cannabis Now, among others. She has a global appetite for art, music and culture and fuels her creativity with tea, yoga, meditation, and, of course, cannabis.

Jordan Person


Jordan Person is a licensed nurse and massage therapist. She is the founder of two wellness based companies, Primal Therapeutics and Primal Healing. An outspoken advocate for cannabis education and activism, she focuses specifically on the research and development of organic skincare. Person has worked in the medical field for nearly 20 years, and is currently studying herbalism.

Nicola Bridges


Nicola Bridges is an award-winning writer and editor who’s covered health, wellness, and women’s lifestyle for the past two decades. The former editorial director for Prevention.com and editor in chief of Working Mother, she is currently a regular contributor to Parade Magazine and The Fine Line where she writes about trends in modern health.

Sarah Tyrrell


Sarah Tyrrell is a health, wellness, and lifestyle writer based in Ireland whose work has appeared in The Irish Times and The Independent, among others. In 2017, she founded the lifestyle brand “Self Love and Sarah” to promote healthy self image and body positivity for women.

Ed Weinberg


Ed Weinberg is an American journalist who’s written stories on everything from cannabis to textiles, architecture, urban exploration, and culture in Vietnam, where he spent seven years. Previous to freelance writing, he held senior editorial positions at Word Vietnam and the Vietnam Investment Review.

Kerri Watt


Kerri Louise Watt is an experienced health and fitness advisor with 20 years of martial arts under her belt. She reports on the healthy lifestyle revolving around CBD and its future potential in fitness. You can find her work at kerrilouisewatt.com.

Nick Slater


Nick Slater is the executive editor of cannabisMD. His work can be found in Slate, National Geographic, The Daily Beast, and many other outlets.

Niamh Tumilty


Niamh Tumilty is a writer and multimedia producer for cannabisMD where she is constantly evaluating the continued growth of CBD and its presence in the news. Her research and writing on cannabis and CBD can be found at niamhtumilty.com