Marijuana Use & Organ Transplants

The big debate over marijuana and organ transplantation is cropping up across the country as cannabis use gains mainstream acceptance, medically and recreationally. How can marijuana affect one’s transplant evaluation? What are the unknowns for someone who needs a kidney or wants to be a kidney donor? Listen in to hear Transplant Nephrologist Dr. Rafael Villicana’s opinions on this controversial topic.

You can also listen to the podcast on iTunes.

Hosted By Lori Hartwell

Lori Hartwell is the Founder & President of Renal Support Network (RSN) and the host of KidneyTalk®, a radio podcast show. Lori was diagnosed with kidney disease at the age of two. In 1993 she founded RSN to instill “health, happiness and hope” into the lives of those affected by chronic kidney disease. Lori is also the author of the inspirational book Chronically Happy: Joyful Living in Spite of Chronic Illness and is a four-time kidney transplant recipient.

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