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Jason Wilson on The Base (again)

Yeah Nah Pasaran!

We had North Queensland's favourite son Jason Wilson back on the program to talk about neo-Nazi terror group The Base, in the wake of recent reporting from the ABC and Nine about Australians who attempted to join.

1 Apr 2021

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Ep103 - Biologist Jason Wilson Talks Delta-8-THC, the New Kid on the Cannabis Scene

Brave New Weed

Is it safe? Is it legal? Our guest is Jason Wilson, a natural products researcher and a laboratory quality consultant, which means he knows something about this new product that is taking the cannabis world by storm.This episode is sponsored by Elēment Apothēc, the new CBD body care and wellness brand that is over a decade in the making. Elēment Apothēc products are doctor formulated and utilize CBD, CBG, CBN and other beneficial phytocannabinoids and plant-based remedies. They are vegan, sustainable, third party certified, and effective. Check them out at helementapothec.com and see why so many customers are giving them incredible reviews. Get 10% off this week with code BRAVE10.Like a winter snow in July, Delta-8-THC is taking the cannabis market by storm, but what is it? It is said to come from hemp but hemp doesn’t produce high levels of THC. It is said to be a natural sleep aid, but so is good old Delta-9-THC. In the last weeks I’ve heard that it has the same chemical structure of Delta-9-THC except for the location of one tiny double bond......that it’s extracted by spraying hemp flowers with a gas that reeks of rotten eggs... that it’s sort of legal…(sort of legal?!). While seeking answers to my questions I did what so many other cannabists do: I turned my body into a lab and tried it myself. Over a week, I took several 30mg white grapefruit Delta-8-THC gummy from the Tampa, FL based company, PUR. The label listed the ingredients (which include corn syrup, silicon dioxide and some artificial flavors, so not that pure), a batch and lot number plus a QR code that promised to direct me to a Certificate of Analysis (CoA) but instead brought me to a shopping site -- disappointing. I called the company and even though the gent who answered the phone promised to email me the CoA (once he asked his colleague what a CoA was), it never arrived. Nonetheless...the flavor “white grapefruit” was less disappointing than the lab testing info. Its sweetness was nicely cut with a mouth puckering tang. And the effects were gentle but not insubstantial. I took it at night and slept well. I woke up a bit foggy, but not unbearably so. I took a 2nd dose a few nights later with similar results but a much blurrier morning. Friends had mixed reviews. One woman’s experience echoed my own. Another male said it put him to sleep but wiped him out the next day. Conclusion: Just like all cannabinoids everybody seems to experience d8 THC differently depending on their metabolism and a host of factors that our guest this week, Jason Wilson, MS, spells out with great clarity.Jason is a natural products researcher, a board member of the Oregon Education and Resource Center, and a laboratory quality management consultant, which means he knows something about the funny business that goes on in product testing (more on that in an upcoming episode). He’s also a chemist who can explain processes in understandable english. When Delta-8-THC is synthesized from hemp CBD it is often processed with sulfuric acid (which is why it smells like rotten eggs). Depending on that quality of that chemical synthesis, a number of mysterious byproducts may also appear, which raises legitimate questions about the purity of the final product. As to its psychoactivity -- Delta-8-THC has less activation at the CB1 receptor, which is why it is less potent than d9 THC. As for its legality...let’s say citizen chemists are way ahead of the lawmakers, who are still trying to figure out the law. Of course, the simplest way to resolve the question of legality and assure product purity is to legalize and regulate all cannabis products. Hopefully, with the Dems firmly in control of their agenda, that day is around the corner. 

1hr 5mins

18 Mar 2021

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Commerce Talks EP14: Jason Wilson

Commerce Talks: A Teamwork Commerce Podcast

On this weeks episode of Commerce Talks hosts Tori & Danny are joined by Jason Wilson eCommerce analyst at Teamwork Commerce. In this episode we discuss the current retail landscape, and take a look at the challenges of the eCommerce space. Jason also gives some great advice for consumers looking for discounts. You can find this episode on all podcast outlets, or at: www.teamworkcommerce.com/post/commerce-talks-ep14

21mins

12 Feb 2021

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Nostalgia Trap - Episode 246: Perfect Storm w/ Jason Wilson

Nostalgia Trap

Jason Wilson is an independent journalist whose work focuses on the American far right, extremist groups, and the U.S. security state. He joins us in the wake of Trump’s Capitol riot to offer details on the specific groups involved, from Boogaloo boys to Qanon, and to explore how the right’s world is shifting in response to Trump’s loss, internal fissures, and a looming federal government crackdown.  

58mins

18 Jan 2021

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The Science Behind Medicinal Cannabis with Jason Wilson

Metagenics Institute Podcast

Science educator, Jason Wilson is the host of The Curious About Cannabis Podcast which answers questions about the world’s most controversial plant – Cannabis. In this episode, Wilson provides an in-depth history lesson on Cannabinoid science, as well as the use of Cannabis extracts for medicinal purposes and the future of Cannabis research. Highlights: Jason’s journey to Cannabinoid research (1:30) A history lesson on Cannabinoid science (14:00) Examining endocannabinoid derangement and supplementation with phytocannabinoids (36:00) The entourage effect (45:00) Lesser known and emerging cannabinoids (55:00) Medicinal cannabis (1:02:00) Directions for future research (1:14:00) Useful links and resources: Follow Metagenics on Instagram here - https://www.instagram.com/metagenics_anz/ Or on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/metagenics If you are a Healthcare Practitioner in Australia or New Zealand, keep up latest industry news and events by joining our private Practitioner Only Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/MetagenicsAU Jason Wilson’s book – Curious About Cannabis: A Scientific Introduction to the World's Most Controversial Plant - https://www.cacpodcast.com/book.html#/

1hr 34mins

4 Jan 2021

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The Best American Travel Writing 2020 with Jason Wilson

Travel Writing World

Every year, Jason Wilson compiles the best examples of travel writing published in the previous year and publishes them in The Best American Travel Writing anthology.Jason last joined us to talk about the coronavirus pandemic and the future of travel writing back in April. Now he's back to talk about The Best American Travel Writing 2020 (Mariner Books / Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020).But Jason also gives us a glimpse into the process of editing the anthology, some updated thoughts on the state and future of travel writing during the pandemic, and some reflections on the genre of travel writing.Jason Wilson is the author of several other books like Cider Revival: Dispatches from the Orchard (2019), Godforsaken Grapes (2018), and Boozehound (2010).Learn more about Jason and his work on his website.Purchase Jason Wilson's BookIf you live in the United States, we urge you to purchase your travel books from Bookshop, an online store that supports independent bookstores.You can also purchase your travel books from Amazon.More Episodes & SupportPlease consider supporting the show with a few dollars a month, less than a cup of coffee, to help keep our show alive and advertisement-free. You can also support the show by leaving a positive review on Apple Podcasts or in your favorite podcasting app, subscribing to the show, and following us on Twitter & Instagram. Lastly, consider using our affiliate links to purchase your books. If you use our links to make a purchase, we will receive a few cents commission at no additional cost to you. These funds help keep the podcast alive and ad-free.Finally, join the Travel Writing World newsletter to receive your free copy of The Travel Writer’s Guidebook. You will also receive quarterly dispatches & reports with podcast interviews, travel writing resources, & book recommendations. Thanks for your support!Listen to the Episode on YouTubeListen to the episode on YouTube on the Travel Writing World channel. Remember to subscribe to the channel. Intro MusicPeach by Daantai (Daantai’s Instagram)Disclaimer*Some of the links on this site are affiliate links. This means that, at no additional cost to you, this website will earn a very small commission if a purchase is made using these links. Also, "as an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases" using the Amazon links on this site.

35mins

26 Oct 2020

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Ep. 16 — Fascism Is Here feat. Jason Wilson

Gilded Age

Walker and Alex talk with extremism reporter Jason Wilson, who lives in Portland, Oregon, about the killings at protests, white vigilantes working alongside the cops, and the sensational rightwing media that are all part of Trump's fascist campaign strategy. Follow Jason on Twitter https://twitter.com/jason_a_w Check out his website https://jasonwilson.media/ ...and newsletter https://theend.substack.com/ ...and Guardian articles https://www.theguardian.com/profile/wilson-jason Subscribe to Gilded Age on Patreon to help us keep producing these episodes https://www.patreon.com/gildedage --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/gildedage/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/gildedage/support

44mins

3 Sep 2020

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Jason Wilson - Lucid Optics

Frag Out! Media

Good morning Patriots! Please bear with us as we recorded this episode on a live range! Welcome to this week's episode featuring a friend and fellow business owner, Jason Wilson with Lucid Optics. We dive into the beginnings of Lucid Optics while touching on the science and technology of optics. Enjoy and we will talk to you next week! -Jesse and Brianna

32mins

12 Aug 2020

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Jason Wilson on Trump's Boogaloo

Yeah Nah Pasaran!

This week we spoke to journalist Jason Wilson about the Boogaloo and Trump.

2 Jul 2020

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Director of Marketing @ Overstock: Jason Wilson - How to Stretch Your Marketing Muscles During COVID-19

How I Grew This

The pandemic has certainly brought about many changes to the world - one of them being how companies do business. Since the onset, marketers from various industries have been working to figure out how to stay relevant and continue to appeal to consumers when priorities and advertising systems are constantly evolving.Today’s guest is Jason Wilson, Overstock.com’s Director of Marketing. He shares how he’s led his digital marketing team to success in a time when consumer spending habits have been drastically altered.More on Jason’s story, including how he effectively grew a campaign 44% without having to increase his budget, his take on the four new pillars of digital marketing, and how Overstock.com was uniquely positioned to survive the economic downturn of the pandemic, are featured on this episode of How I Grew This. Listen now on Apple Podcasts Spotify, Google Podcast, Stitcher and more.

23mins

25 Jun 2020

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