Membership Types

Promoting integrity and standards of practice in cannabis medicine, the SCC welcomes physicians and allied professionals employing medical cannabis in their practice to become members.

Membership Types

Promoting integrity and standards of practice in cannabis medicine, the SCC welcomes physicians and allied professionals employing medical cannabis in patient care to become members

Membership

We offer several membership levels for those who practice medicine or have a general interest in cannabis. Please peruse the options below to see what may suit your particular situation.

Membership Benefits – All Levels

  • Access to our regional directory to help you connect with experienced cannabis clinicians and researchers.
  • Information sharing with physicians recommending and studying medicinal cannabis via an online internal member’s forum.
  • 20% discount on education programs offered by SCC, including our online CME course in cannabinoid medicine.
  • Access to copies of O’Shaughnessy’s: The Journal of Cannabis in Clinical Practice.
  • Free attendance at quarterly & annual meetings featuring global experts in the clinical cannabis field.
  • An exclusive SCC member’s monthly email newsletter, delivering cutting edge cannabis research and breaking news to your inbox.
  • Free access to all full-length educational videos (non-CME).
  • Annual dues support member meetings and the SCC website, which is constantly updated with the latest research studies on medical cannabis.

Membership Qualifiers:

  • Holds a valid, unrestricted license to practice medicine including but not limited to MD, DO, DVM, FNP, ND, NP, PA, PharmD, RN, RPh, DDS (applies to those who provide medical cannabis recommendations to patients)
  • Demonstrates a continuing interest in cannabinoid medicine
  • Agree to abide by SCC Practice Standards

Additional Benefits:

  • Listing on our Physicians Locator Map, connecting you to patients and professionals who contact SCC in search of experienced cannabis clinicians and researchers.

Annual Dues: $200*

*Discounted rates are available for clinicians practicing in developing countries. Please contact us for more details.

Physicians and Clinicians

Allied Health Professionals & Research Associates

*formally known as “Clinical & Research Associates”

Membership Qualifiers:

  • Holds a degree in healthcare or research, works at laboratories or academic institutions, or is a professional specializing in cannabis therapeutics (including but not limited to MS, PhD, acupuncturists, herbalists, nutritionists, health coaches, etc.)
  • Demonstrates a continuing interest in cannabinoid medicine

Annual Dues: $160

Membership Qualifiers:

  • Individuals active in the field of medical cannabis who wish to support SCC and its mission.
  • This level includes patients, caregivers, and retired medical professionals.

Annual Dues: $125

Advocates & Allies

*formally known as “Health Care Associates”

Students, Veterans & people with a disability

Membership Qualifiers:

  • Enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program OR
  • Veterans OR
  • People with a disability
  • Demonstrated interest in cannabinoid medicine

Annual Dues: $50

Membership Qualifiers:

  • Individual members or for-profit organizations that wish to support the SCC
  • Including but not limited to cannabis companies, dispensaries, product makers, consultant agencies, testing laboratories
  • Commercial affiliates may not use their affiliation for marketing or promotional purposes (access to membership directory and forum is restricted), however requests can be submitted for event promotion

Added Benefits:

  • Members in this category receive Seal of Support recognising their contribution towards cannabis education and three individual member account logins.

Annual Dues: $700

Commercial Affiliates

*formally known as “Affiliates”

Renew Membership

If you are an existing member and wish to renew, please log in to the Members Portal for instructions. If you have questions about your membership status, please send us an email.

Thank you for your continued support.