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Episode 3: Road to recovery through medical marijuana – regaining mobility

Watch episode 3 of Nathan Bosgra’s journey towards recovery through CBD (cannabidiol) therapy. CBD is one of at least 85 active cannabinoids in the cannabis plant. Five years ago, Bosgra began having symptoms of progressive encephalomyelitis with rigidity and myoclonus (PERM) syndrome – a neurological disorder characterized by progressive muscle stiffness and episodes of painful muscle spasms. In this episode, Surrey604 learns about Bosgra’s progress in regaining mobility, and the team also talks to The Village Dispensary’s co-owner Andrea Dobbs about the benefits of...

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Episode 2: Nathan Bosgra’s road to recovery – CBD therapy

Nathan Bosgra is on his third week of CBD (cannabidiol) therapy. He began having symptoms of progressive encephalomyelitis with rigidity and myoclonus (PERM) syndrome five years ago – a neurological disorder. Watch Surrey604 learn about his struggle with the disorder, and his strength to overcome his condition. Watch episode one here: Finding hope of recovery through medical marijuana. This segment is kindly brought to you by...

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Finding hope of recovery through medical marijuana

Nathan Bosgra began having symptoms of progressive encephalomyelitis with rigidity and myoclonus (PERM) syndrome five years ago. The syndrome is a neurological disorder characterized by progressive muscle stiffness and episodes of painful muscle spasms. Battling through different treatments and medications led Bosgra to take the leap towards CBD (cannabidiol) therapy. Although first skeptical and unsure, he soon learned the benefits of cannabidiol through The Village Dispensary’s co-owner Andrea Dobbs. Cannabidiol is one of at least 85 active cannabinoids in the cannabis plant. Bosgra says it is a great antispasmodic, anticonvulsant and it also helps reduce anxiety among other health benefits. Bosgra...

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Women Grow Vancouver – cannabis industry leaders

Watch Surrey604 visit one of the Women Grow Vancouver Signature Networking Events – where the next generation of female cannabis entrepreneurs connect and empower one another. Women Grow Vancouver is the first of its kind in Canada – since its beginning, other chapters have sprung up in other Canadian cities, including Toronto. The for-profit organization was founded in 2014 in Denver, Colorado. About 35 chapters are currently operating in the United States with over 60 cities soon to start their own networking events in the country. Women Grow Vancouver networking events happen on the first Thursday of every month. For more...

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Intern profiles: Surrey’s Team for Youth Leadership and Engagement

Rochelle Prasad and Gaven Sekhon are interns with Surrey’s Team for Youth Leadership and Engagement (STYLE) – the brainchild of the Surrey Child and Youth Committee – a number of community groups dedicated to supporting the needs of children, youth and their families in the Surrey and White Rock area. “Gaven and I both knew that STYLE would give us the platform to share our opinions regarding youth [transitioning] into adulthood, and that our voices would be heard throughout the community,” explains Prasad in an email statement. Prasad and Sekhon joined STYLE in July and have since held dozens of...

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Surrey events calendar: October 23rd – October 31st

Published 10/23/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine

Surrey events calendar:
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Meet Surrey Girl, Kristy Powers

Published 10/21/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine

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Women Economic Forum-British Columbia Canada 2017 16th -19th November 2017 in Surrey, BC

Published 10/21/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine

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Published 10/20/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine

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Published 10/20/2017 in Surrey604 Magazine

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image credit: Reg Natarajan
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