David Hepburn


Medical Cannabis Expert

Who is Dr. David Hepburn?

Dr. David Hepburn, MD is Canada’s foremost medical cannabis educator of physicians and the scientific and lay communities. He is a member of the Society of Cannabis Clinicians (SCC), International Association for Cannabinoid Medicines (IACM), the Canadian Consortium for the Investigation of Cannabinoids (CCIC) and Physicians for Medical Cannabis (PMC).

Dr. Hepburn is an award winning syndicated columnist to more than 100 newspapers across the United States and Canada. He is a recipient of the prestigious Canadian Community Newspaper Association columnist of the year award as well as the Arizona Newspaper Association columnist of the year.

He was the cohost of the Oprah Winfrey Network show Buyologic

Cohost of the popular nationally syndicated radio program "Wisequacks" heard weekly across Canada.

He is the author of "The Doctor Is In(sane)" which was nominated for several book awards.

Dr. David Frederick Hepburn was a Canadian naval surgeon in the Persian Gulf War in 1991. Served as the doctor for the Canadian Armed Forces’ West Coast fleet for three years. Instructor NBCW (nuclear, biological, chemical warfare) medical treatment.

Doctor to the 1996 Olympic Games and marched into Olympic stadium in Atlanta. Medical Director of the 1994 Commonwealth Games in gymnastics. Former team doctor to national rugby teams as well as junior and professional.


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WiseQuacks - Sleep Apnea

There ain’t much fun in medicine but there’s lots of medicine in fun.

by Dr. David Frederick Hepburn.

Dr. David Hepburn is member of:

SCC Society of Cannabis Clinicians
IACM International Association for Cannabinoid Medicines
CCIC Canadian Consortium for the Investigation of Cannabinoids
PMC Physicians for Medical Cannabis
Varieties in pharmacies

Death By Chocolate Dr. Hepburn and Dr. Sealy

May 25, 2018
Is it good or bad for your health to eat chocolate?Through the “Wisequacks” program, Dr. Hepburn and Dr. Sealy explain the health benefits of eating chocolate.
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Bladder Matters Dr. David Frederick Hepburn

May 5, 2018
Dr. Hepburn and Dr. Sealy In their well-known program, The Wisequacks tell us about the importance of taking care of urinary incontinence.


Going Against the Grain- by Dr. David Frederick Hepburn

Celiac disease, which affects about one in approximately 133.638 folks, is all about an adverse reaction to gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye and barley, which translated means whatever, whatever and beer...

The Heart and Soul- by Dr. David Frederick Hepburn

One pleasant Saturday afternoon in 1967, Ed Darvall took his wife, Myrtle, and 25 year old daughter, Denise, out for Saturday afternoon tea as he had done on many a sunny Saturday in Salt River...

Placentaphagia- by Dr. David Frederick Hepburn

It had been a dark and stormy night and I had been on maternity call for roughly 478 hours. I was minutes away from catching another baby in the Labour and Delivery room this time courtesy of a woman from Gabriola Island...

Bad Plasmid- by Dr. David Frederick Hepburn

Doctors have nightmares. They’re not the usual nightmares of sitting naked in Grade 12 Math class being taught by a stegosaurus as your teeth slowly fall out. Nope. We have nightmares about taking out the wrong kidney...

Kegels- by Dr. David Frederick Hepburn

C’mon. Truth in advertising folks and I mean you. Your personal ads should really read: “I am a 60 year old gal who loves to travel, walk along the shore, snuggle by a fire, hire lawyers. My photo was snapped 27 years ago....

A Preliminary Premonition- by Dr. David Frederick Hepburn

David Frederick Hepburn prefaced this column by saying that “Predict, prevent and preserve” should be the slogan for physicians whose job is to have you die an old age. To prevent you from getting a stroke, hypertension...

The Hangover- by Dr. David Frederick Hepburn

It was a dark and stormy night, and I, as a hospital intern/scut monkey, was called to assist Dr. Cerveza or whoever, in surgery. It was a trauma case and I could smell the alcohol pong wafting off the hapless victim on the table...