Cannabis Scientist, Educator and Public speaker
Ben Euhus is a cannabis biochemist who completed his graduate studies in Israel at The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology where he worked in one of the only labs in the world with access to studies engaged in the therapeutic potential of whole-strain cannabis extracts on biological models. He studied the effects of cannabis on cancer and diseased models with a focus on the effects of the microglia cell, a brain cell found in the central nervous system inherent in daily functioning and a hallmark of Alzheimer’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis.
He currently resides in Austin, Texas where he plays an active role in the advocacy of cannabis for medical uses and is a large proponent in the increase of conditions authorized for use under Federal medical marijuana programs.
For the Medical Cannabis Society, he is the ambassodor for the US and responsible for exchange programs with the American scientific community.