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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.

Dr. Ethan Russo’s research on the Grand Unified Theory (GUT) that discusses how cannabis-based treatment and nutritional approaches can address five conditions that are difficult to treat with conventional medicine.

In this seminal study, Dr. Dedi Meiri and his team from Israel enhance our knowledge of the content, effect, and variability of cannabinoids across 36 individual cannabis cultivars.

SCC Board Members oppose several key provisions JAMA wants the state medical boards to adopt.

ethan-russo2Ethan Russo, MD, is a board-certified neurologist and psychopharmacology researcher. He has held faculty appointments in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Montana, in Medicine at the University of Washington, and as visiting professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He is currently Past-President of the International Cannabinoid Research Society, and is former Chairman of the International Association for Cannabinoid Medicines.

Based on the clinical results, cannabinoids present an interesting therapeutic potential mainly as analgesics in chronic neuropathic pain, appetite stimulants in debilitating diseases (cancer and AIDS), as well as in the treatment of multiple sclerosis.

The Society of Cannabis Clinicians developed a survey in 2011 that asked about patients’ responses to CBD-rich cannabis.

Researchers have discovered that CBD (Cannabidiol) is a very potent inhibitor of breast cancer metastasis. Doctors who monitor cannabis use by patients were bursting with questions during a talk by Sean McAllister, PhD, who has been studying the anti-cancer effects of cannabinoids in the laboratory.