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The Society of Cannabis Clinicians keeps you up-to-date on cannabis in clinical practice, industry trends, and policy critiques.

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The Society of Cannabis Clinicians keeps you up-to-date on cannabis in clinical practice, industry trends, and policy critiques.

A long-term observational stud found cannabis worked as an alternative to prescription opioids in over half of patients with low back pain and an be an adjunct therap to diminish chronic opioid use for some people.

Dr. Patricia Frye summarizes a cannabis policy hearing at the House of Representatives. Dr. Frye saw strong bipartisan support for decreasing the barriers to research on cannabis medicine.

The SCC sent a poll to its membership to gauge how those within the organization were approaching the pen pen issue and EVALI. Learn more about their recommendations and considerations.

The IACM conference in Berlin highlighted talks from the top professionals in the field of cannabis science. Christine Milentis, our Executive Secretary, reports on the history of cannabis for medical use and the rights of doctors across the globe to prescribe it.

Sometimes practitioners feel like they can’t recommend cannabis due to legal limitations, stigma, or a lack of support. Dr. Sarah Mann tells the tale of one of her patients who inspired the shift towards a cannabis integrated practice.

Kevin M. Takakuwa, MD and Dr. Dustin Sulak evaluate how US medical professionals received their cannabis medicine training in Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.

Genester Wilson-King, MD and Dr. Michael Eisenberg are conducting research on cannabis and sexual health at Stanford University. The survey will provide an opportunity for the general public to participate in cannabis research.

A History of the US Medical Cannabis Movement and Its Importance to Pediatricians: Science Versus Politics in Medicine’s Greatest Catch-22

SCC member Kevin M. Takakuwa, MD outlines on the historical impact of cannabis and its relevance to pediatric practice. The article highlights how cannabis may benefit seizure disorders in children and young adults.

During Pride Month, we owe it to history to recall an embarrassing, tragic twist in the relationship between AIDS activism and the medical marijuana movement.

The historical account of Dennis Peron, the medical cannabis and human rights activist who was instrumental in bringing attention to AIDS and changing cannabis policy in California.