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.

Association Between Recent Cannabinoid Use and Acute Ischemic Stroke

Author: Carmela V. San Luis, Christa O’Hana S. Nobleza, Shashank Shekhar, Rebecca Sugg, Darren J. Villareal, Tapan Mehta, Shreyas Gangadhara Published in Frontiers in Psychology June 2020 Abstract Objectives Studies that have analyzed the association between cannabis use and acute ischemic stroke have provided conflicting results. In this study, we aim to determine the association of…

Totality of the Evidence Suggests Prenatal Cannabis Exposure Does Not Lead to Cognitive Impairments: A Systematic and Critical Review

Author: Ciara A. Torres, Christopher Medina-Kirchner, Kate Y. O’Malley, and Carl L. Hart Published in Frontiers in Psychology May 2020 Abstract Background Despite limited data demonstrating pronounced negative effects of prenatal cannabis exposure, popular opinion and public policies still reflect the belief that cannabis is fetotoxic. Methods This article provides a critical review of results from…

Cannabis Nurses Share Info from the Front Lines

How does Cannabis Nursing address the booming need for education and worldwide support for cannabis medicine? The Society of Cannabis Clinicians interviewed three Cannabis Nurses to gain insight.

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

Are you attending protests in support of dismantling White Supremacy? Dr. Sarah Mann gives tips 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.