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Uwe Blesching

The endocannabinoid system is the biological basis for mind-body medicine.

The Cannabis Health Index


Uwe Blesching Ph.D., Cannabis Health Index,

Cannabis Health Index

Uwe Blesching Ph.D Opioid Addiction

Breaking the Cycle of Opioid Addiction


Your Cannabis




“The most important reference book on the subject of medical cannabis written in the past twenty years.”

Steve DeAngelo, 

Chairman Emeritus of Harborside, Co-Founder of Harborside, Social Activist, Author of The Cannabis Manifesto: A New Paradigm for Wellness

It is a much-needed contribution in this time of grave concern regarding the epidemic of abuse, addiction, and death related to opioids. Read it and apply its lessons, if you wish to contribute to healing our society.”

David E. Presti,

UC, Berkeley, 

author of Foundational Concepts in Neuroscience: A Brain-Mind Odyssey

“Your Cannabis CBD:THC Ratio 

provides an excellent current review of cannabis therapeutics from an expert perspective.”

Michael Backes, 

Author of Cannabis Pharmacy:

The Practical Guide to Medical Marijuana



Uwe Blesching Ph.D author Cannabis health Index & Opioid Addiction

Uwe Blesching is a medical writer, author, and speaker in the areas of cannabinoid health sciences and mind-body medicine. He served patients and the community for twenty years as a Paramedic for the City of San Francisco and holds a BA in Humanities from the New College of California, an MA in Psychology and a PhD in Higher Education and Social Change from the Western Institute for Social Research.

He is the Co-Founder and Chief Science Officer at 

CannaKeys.com dedicated to unlocking the science of the endocannabinoid system.


Upcoming Events

  • TBD
    Cannabis Nurses Network Conference March, 2019
    Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina
    Time is TBD
    Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, 1380 Harbor Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA
    CNNC is a unique 3-day educational opportunity for nurses, healthcare, and licensed wellness professionals who are interested in advancing their expertise in cannabis medicine. Endocannabinoid Connections: Rooted in Science, Nourished through Knowledge.
  • Santa Barbara Medical Cannabis and Expo
    Veterans' Memorial Building Santa Barbar
    May 11, 2019, 7:30 AM – 8:30 PM
    Veterans' Memorial Building Santa Barbar, 112 W Cabrillo Blvd, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, USA
    Science, Healing and Hope
  • Mind, Body and Holistic Healing (March 30th and 31st)
    209 Mall Plaza Blvd
    Mar 30, 2019, 9:00 AM – Mar 31, 2019, 5:00 PM
    209 Mall Plaza Blvd, 209 Mall Plaza Blvd, Monroeville, PA 15146, USA
    Making History in the Pennsylvania Cannabis Industry The First Major Patient-Focused Expo in Pennsylvania
  • California Cannabis Business Conference
    Hilton Anaheim
    Oct 22, 2018, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Hilton Anaheim, 777 W Convention Way, Anaheim, CA 92802, USA
    Author meet and greet and book signing at the California Cannabis Business Conference in Anaheim, Ca.
  • Talk at Marijuana for Medical Professionals (MJforMDs)
    Marriott Hotel Tech Center
    Oct 16, 2018, 2:30 PM – 3:00 PM
    Marriott Hotel Tech Center, 4900 S Syracuse St, Denver, CO 80237, USA
    I will be talking about cannabis and the mind-body connection.
  • The 5th Annual Cannabis Business Summit
    San Jose McEnery Convention Center
    Jul 27, 2018, 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM
    San Jose McEnery Convention Center, 150 W San Carlos St, San Jose, CA 95113, USA
    The most influential, award-winning cannabis trade show in the U.S., hosted by the industry’s only national trade association, returns to the Bay Area, the epicenter of the cannabis movement, to celebrate five years of bringing together the industry's best and brightest minds.


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