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.

Patterns of medicinal cannabis use, strain analysis, and substitution effect among patients with migraine, headache, arthritis, and chronic pain in a medicinal cannabis cohort

Author: Eric P. Baron, Philippe Lucas, Joshua Eades & Olivia Hogue Published in The Journal of Headache and Pain May 2018 Abstract Background  Medicinal cannabis registries typically report pain as the most common reason for use. It would be clinically useful to identify patterns of cannabis treatment in migraine and headache, as compared to arthritis and…

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

The Society of Cannabis Clinicians takes 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.

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.

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.

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 (Podcast)

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. 

A Day in the Life of a Cannabis Nurse

Dawn-Marie Steentra, LPN guides us through a day in the life of a Cannabis Nurse. The work requires ongoing compassion, education, and enthusiasm for patient advocacy.