Society of Cannabis Clinicians

Educating Healthcare Professionals
About the Medical Use of Cannabis

Who We Are

The SCC is a nonprofit educational and scientific society of physicians and other healthcare professionals dedicated to advancing research and disseminating knowledge about cannabis for medical use.

Physician Locator Map

Find a cannabis expert in your area. Are you looking for a cannabis-friendly physician? Are you a healthcare provider wanting to highlight your integrative practice? Our Locator Map guides prospective patients to participating clinicians.

Research Library

The SCC supports the practice of evidence-based cannabinoid medicine. All articles in the collection have been vetted to ensure only rigorous, unbiased, and non-commercialized studies are included.

Membership & Online Learning Courses

Continuing Education

Study the science behind and clinical application of medical cannabis with a focus on the endocannabinoid system, delivery, and dosage.

Membership

Become a member of the SCC and enjoy all the knowledge, resources and benefits of being part of the growing community of medicinal cannabis professionals around the globe.

Latest News

Cannabis & the COVID-19 Pandemic: What You Should Know

Joe D. Goldstrich, MD, FACC outlines what we know about the antiviral properties of cannabis and whether or not it could be helpful or detrimental for Corona Virus.
research studies on cannabis and sex

Sex, Intimacy, and Cannabis

Sarah Mann, MD separates myth and conjecture from what is known (and unknown) about cannabis and sex. 

The Endocannabinoid System of Animals

This review paper by Dr. Robert Silver gives an overview of the ECS in animals and highlights it as a topic of interest for emerging therapeutics.

Combining Cannabis With Other Herbs

Does cannabis have synergy with other plants? James Brent, DDS reviews the literature.

Cannabinoid and Terpenoid Doses are Associated with Adult ADHD Status of Medical Cannabis Patients

An Israeli study identifies associations between the use of cannabinoids and terpenes for symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Response to UK Medical Cannabis Guidelines

Physicians from the UK give their critiques of recent medical cannabis regulations, noting the narrow window of qualifying conditions that do not include chronic pain, as well as advocating for the use of lower-cost, whole-plant flowers for patients.
20 years

As an organization

36 States

Our members practice in

18 Countries

Our members represent

350 Articles

In our Research Library

The Society of Cannabis Clinicians

This year marks our 20th anniversary as a nonprofit organization advocating for doctor and patient rights. Our goal is to develop continuing education for health care professionals and share resources that we have learned and gathered in our 20 years of experience.

Membership information

Diversity within the SCC is critical to our success and ability to educate each other. All health care professionals and allies are invited to join, including (but not limited to): nurses, pharmacists, caregivers, veterinarians, clinicians, researchers, and patients.

Video Library

View our robust collection of recorded presentations by leading international experts and SCC members. There are various options available to all and full videos of our quarterly meetings viewable in our Members Portal.

O’Shaughnessy’s Journal

The SCC was founded by Tod Mikuriya, MD — a physician, researcher, and creator of a new specialty, “Cannabis Clinician.” Tod envisioned a journal in which clinicians monitoring cannabis use by patients could share observations. O’Shaughnessy’s continues to this day.

The Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research is the Official Journal of the SCC. This partnership grants all SCC members access to the journal as a part of membership benefits. The premier peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the scientific, medical, and psychosocial exploration of clinical cannabis, cannabinoids, and the endocannabinoid system.