This category needs to be renamed to be meaningful than “Miscellaneous” but it will do for now. Basically it’s intended for news, research, legal actions and other information about medical marijuana for the general, nonexpert audience: patients, jouralists, the curious, etc.

First Aid for Protestors- A Good Samaritan’s Guide & Packing List

Are you attending protests in support of dismantling White Supremacy and demanding an end to police brutality? Here’s a packing list and first aid guide crafted by Dr. Sarah Mann to help you care for yourself and those around you.

Black Lives Matter

We take this time to reflect and act in support of the protests that have started within the United States and spread throughout the world. This is an issue of humanity. We abhor the repeated, deliberate, and unpunished use of excessive force resulting in the deaths of unarmed African-American people.

Choosing Route of Consumption

Dr. Sarah Mann, an intensive care doctor, explores the various modes of administration for cannabis medicine and the pros and cons of each.

Women, Babies, Kids and Cannabis

Melanie Dreher, PhD, RN, FAAN gives an in depth account of her groundbreaking anthropological research on the use of cannabis medicine in Jamaica. Recorded in 2018 at Sonoma State University.

Physician Roundtable – Cannabis in Pediatrics

A roundtable discussion featuring Society of Cannabis Clinician’s members Dr. Bonni Goldstein, Dr. Dustin Sulak, and Dr. Jeffrey Hergenrather on the applications of cannabis in pediatric care. They share case studies on treating kids and adolescents in their clinical practice with autism, epilepsy, and other conditions.

Cannabis for Hospice & Palliative Care

Explore the applications of cannabis for hospice and palliative care with Valerie Leveroni-Corral. Valerie highlights four case studies and discusses various dosing regimens and protocols that she has used in her work. Valerie is the cofounder of WAMM Phytotherapies, a non-profit organization that has provided cannabis medicine to low income, chronically ill patients for decades.

Legal implications of recommending cannabis

Know your rights as a cannabis recommending physician. Lawyer Michael Levinsohn outlines legal considerations for healthcare providers in regard to cannabis in clinical practice. He explains the nuances of recommending cannabis in California state which can be useful guidelines for elsewhere.

Medical Board of California- Cannabis Recommendations

Kimberly Kirchmeyer of the Medical Board of California discusses the guidelines for recommending cannabis for medicinal purposes. This includes details on patient evaluation, shared decision making, qualifying conditions, treatment agreements, and conflicts of interest.

Intro to the Endocannabinoid System

Dr. Sherry Yafai of the Releaf Institute gives the basics on the endocannabinoid system and cannabinoids. By the end of this lecture, participants will be able to describe the endocannabinoid system and relevant receptors, assess the current clinical evidence for cannabinoids as a therapeutic treatment option, and as well as discussing the need for further education for healthcare providers.

Open Letter to the United Nations: Ensuring Continued Medical Cannabis Access During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Society of Cannabis Clinicians, along with various organizations, sent a letter to the United Nations urging representatives to ease access to medical cannabis for patients across the world during the COVID-19 pandemic.

SCC Internship Opportunities

The Society of Cannabis Clinicians (SCC) is seeking interns to support the organization in various ways. These internships will provide an opportunity to work with a society of experts and deepen skills and experience in the cannabis field. Learn more.

Cannabis & Immunity

SCC Members Dr. Michelle Sexton and Dr. Jamie Carroon spotlight the applications of cannabis from the naturopathic physician perspective. In this interview, the two discuss the role of the CB2 receptor on immune function and inflammation and how this can alleviate migraines and other conditions.