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The SCC is dedicated to providing valuable resources to its practicing members as well as the general public.

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The SCC is dedicated to providing valuable resources to its practicing members as well as the general public.

Clinician Resources

The SCC, in collaboration with The Medical Cannabis Institute, has created the first comprehensive, online curriculum to educate the practicing clinician on the research and clinical application of cannabis therapeutics. The Clinical Cannabinoid Medicine Curriculum is comprised of 12 courses, beginning with the basics of the plant and the endocannabinoid system and concluding with applications in clinical practice.

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Healer was created by Dr. Dustin Sulak with the goal of providing a trusted source of cannabis information from a respected authority on its use. The Healer Certification Program is an online training that includes evidence-based curriculum and condition-specific dosage guidelines. The program was designed for industry professionals, healthcare providers, and consumers. If you decide to sign up for the program through this link, 50% of your enrollment fee is donated to the Society of Cannabis Clinicians.

Cannabis Use in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding- March 3rd 2019
Citations compiled and presented by Genester Wilson-King, MD

Dr. Stacey Kerr, a veteran physician, shares her insight on the process of entering into the cannabis therapeutics field.

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The SCC has practice standards for medical cannabis patient recommendations. All SCC members are asked to verify that they abide by these parameters. Review them below:

SCC Practice Standards

This detailed form provides information to the recommending physician in order to collect data as part of retrospective studies. We encourage getting as much background information as possible on our patients as it can help clarify the effects of medical cannabis for specific diagnoses.

Health History Questionnaire

Become a member of the SCC to access the knowledge and resources of the premier organization of cannabis specialists. Please review membership types and apply by completing the application. Once your application has been accepted, we will send you an invoice. After the dues are paid, we will mail you a membership packet and you’ll become part of the SCC online community. Benefits include monthly newsletters, access to the membership portal and discussion forum, participation in quarterly meetings with cutting- researchers, an online subscription to Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research, and a listing in our membershp directory.

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If you provide recommendations, make sure your patients understand their rights. This will ensure that you, as the provider, are released from liability.
Download a sample release form here: Release of Liability

If you have international country-specific liability statements to include, please feel free to email us at info@cannabisclinicians.org

A consent form for doctors who are discussing medical cannabis with out-of-state patients. This form outlines basic info on out-of-state consultations. It is not to be viewed as professional medical advice. Diagnoses and recommendations are not provided.

Out-of-State Consent form

Patient Resources

  • O’Shaughnessy’s

    The Journal of Cannabis in Clinical Practice founded by Tod Mikuriya, MD and Fred Gardner. Dr. Mikuriya envisioned a journal where cannabis-friendly clinicians could share findings and observations and be kept up-to-date on relevant scientific, political and legal developments. The O’Shaughnessy’s webite provides an ongoing history of the medical marijuana movement.

  • Healer

    Healer was created by Dr. Dustin Sulak with the goal of providing a trusted source of cannabis information and a respected authority on its use. Their programs provide the essential basics of dosage and delivery methods to help you develop healthy new patterns in your life. Dr. Sulak also designed the Healer Certification Program, an online training that includes evidence-based curriculum and condition-specific dosage guidelines. The program was designed for industry professionals, healthcare providers, and consumers. If you decide to sign up for the program through this link, 50% of your enrollment fee is donated to the Society of Cannabis Clinicians.

  • Project CBD

    Project CBD is a non-profit educational service dedicated to promoting research into the medical utility of cannabidiol (CBD) and other components of the cannabis plant. It is intended to update providers and patients about developments in cannabinoid science, publicize research, and emphasizes whole plant cannabis therapeutics (not just THC or CBD).

  • United Patients Group

    United Patients Group is a trusted leader of medical cannabis for physicians, patients, and organizations. UPG acts as a virtual hand for patients and offers CME education to physicians and medical institutions. UPG believes that education is paramount in understanding potential treatment with medical cannabis and acts as a conduit between the cannabis industry and medical institutions worldwide.

  • Patients Out of Time

    POT provides information on cannabis to healthcare professionals, patients, and caregivers. They highlight clinical conferences, information about the therapeutic basis of cannabis, and indications for its use.

  • Americans for Safe Access

    ASA provides training and resources for activists. Their site includes legal resources for each state, and information on talking to the media, testifying, lobbying, movement building, and more. They also offer condition-based booklets and state legal manuals.

  • ASA’s Patient Focused Certification Program

    Entities that display the Patient Focused Certification seal have met the high quality standards for medical cannabis products and businesses issued by the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) and the American Herbal Pharmacopeia (AHP). This includes dispensaries, laboratories, and product manufacturers. Learn more about their requirements and participating groups.

  • Marijuana Policy Project

    MPP’s mission is to increase support for non-punitive cannabis policies and support those working for these changes. They work to change state laws to eliminate penalties for cannabis and gain influence in Congress.

  • NORML

    NORML provides information about the personal, medical, and industrial use of cannabis. They also report on testing, health endorsements, legal issues, and research. State NORML chapters provide varying levels of education, primarily regarding legal issues.