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Dr. William L. Courtney



Dr. William L. Courtney has an extensive medical education that began with a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from the University of Michigan. He also received his Doctor of Medicine from Wayne State University, and Interned for Residency in Psychiatry at California Pacific Medical Center and went on to earned his Post Doctorate in Forensic Examination and Forensic Medicine. Dr. Courtney is currently a member of International Cannabinoid Research Society, the International Association of Cannabis as Medicine, and the Society of Clinical Cannabis. Dr. Courtney has also been teaching Continuing Medical Education (CME) courses in clinical cannabis. Dr. Courtney is Vice President of the Association Luxembourgeoise des Methodes Preventives, an ambulatory care facility in Luxembourg utilizing dietary unheated cannabis.


His area of specialty is non-psychoactive, dietary cannabis, on which he has presented scientific papers on his research across the US, as well as Germany, Israel, Austria, Luxembourg, Jamaica, France, and Morocco. His groundbreaking scientific research has been included in the journals of prestigious scientific organizations, such as The International Cannabinoid Research Society and The International Cannabinoid As Medicine Association. Dr. Courtney has written for numerous magazines, and regularly submits articles to Treating Yourself, O’Shaughnessy’s Journal of the California Cannabis Research Medical Group, and others. He is currently finishing the first of a six-part series on juicing and the benefits of raw, non-psychoactive cannabis. Dr. Courtney has been featured on KMUD and KZYX as a special guest speaker, and will soon have his own radio program to highlight new scientific research and field questions from callers on cannabinoids.


Dr. Courtney holds more than 17 patents in the field of scuba and life jacket design. He designed the standard and the only life jacket that passes this standard for the US Coast Guard. Dr. Courtney has designed body armor for the US Marines and Army.

I don’t just talk about sustainable living, I live it: hydrogen production complements, solar panels, gravity water system, I raise chickens for fresh eggs in my own backyard, and grow the food and herbs I use at mealtime. I want my children to have the benefits of the self-sufficiency I learned as a child. With these turbulent times, skills such as these will be crucial in the future, as well as something we can do to build family unity.

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Father and Husband

Dr. Courtney is a Father above all else, blessed with 4 amazing children. Max is 20, an a pre-law student; Echo, 16, is the most valuable football player on his team; Zahiya, 2, goes to ballet class with her father; and little Unani is almost 4 months old. His wife, Kristen, is also his business partner, and they see patients together so the family can be together every day. Kristen is his campaign manager and treasurer, and they have never been apart for more than 4 days. With all the time I spend on the road I am grateful to have my family with me. Family is what it’s all about ­ they motivate me, support me, and give me peace.