Society of Cannabis Clinicians

Educating Healthcare Professionals
About the Medical Use of Cannabis

Who We Are

The SCC is a nonprofit educational and scientific society of physicians and other healthcare professionals dedicated to advancing research and disseminating knowledge about cannabis for medical use.

Physician Locator Map

Find a cannabis expert in your area. Are you looking for a cannabis-friendly physician? Are you a healthcare provider wanting to highlight your integrative practice? Our Locator Map guides prospective patients to participating clinicians.

Research Library

The SCC supports the practice of evidence-based cannabinoid medicine. All articles in the collection have been vetted to ensure only rigorous, unbiased, and non-commercialized studies are included.

Membership & Online Learning Courses

Latest News

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Patient Education is a Phone Call Away: An Inside Look at a Cannabis Nurses Hotline

Callers to the Cannabis Nurses hotline offers get free educational support about cannabis to help mitigate risks, reduce potential adverse events, and decrease unnecessary healthcare costs related to improper guidance.
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Cannabis as a Multifaceted Treatment Approach to Alzheimer’s Disease

Current treatments cannot stop or reverse the progression of the Alzhiemer’s disease. Learn how cannabis medicine may be a valid treatment option to alleviate the multitude of complex symptoms associated with this condition.
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Cannabis Use Leads to Heart Attacks? Healthcare Providers Set the Record Straight

In an effort to set the record straight on the questionable conclusions presented in a recent cannabis and heart attack risk study, SCC Board Members Sherry Yafai, MD and Patricia C. Frye, MD weigh in with their observations and research evidence.
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Mothers Give Insight on Navigating Medical Cannabis for their Children with Autism

The Society of Cannabis Clinicians interviews mothers of children with autism about their journey and how cannabis has played a role.
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Cannabis Education in Communities of Color: An Opportunity for Healthcare Professionals

Inequality exists in all aspects of society, including incarceration, policing, medicine, research, and the cannabis industry. It is the duty of healthcare workers to heal communities in need and critique systems that cause harm.
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Dr. Dustin Sulak on Cannabis Consciousness, Alternative Healing, and the Medicine of Psychoactivity

Dustin Sulak, DO on cannabis consciousness, plant ritual and its healing potential, the benefits of psychoactivity, and other entheogenic allies for our current times.
20 years

As an organization

36 States

Our members practice in

18 Countries

Our members represent

454 Articles

in the Research Library

The Society of Cannabis Clinicians

This year marks our 20th anniversary as a nonprofit organization advocating for doctor and patient rights. Our goal is to develop continuing education for health care professionals and share resources that we have learned and gathered in our 20 years of experience.

Educational Brochures

Membership information

Diversity within the SCC is critical to our success and ability to educate each other. All health care professionals and allies are invited to join, including (but not limited to): nurses, pharmacists, caregivers, veterinarians, clinicians, researchers, and patients.

Video Library

View our robust collection of recorded presentations by leading international experts and SCC members. There are various options available to all and full videos of our quarterly meetings viewable in our Members Portal.

O’Shaughnessy’s Journal

The SCC was founded by Tod Mikuriya, MD — a physician, researcher, and creator of a new specialty, “Cannabis Clinician.” Tod envisioned a journal in which clinicians monitoring cannabis use by patients could share observations. O’Shaughnessy’s continues to this day.

The Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research is the Official Journal of the SCC. This partnership grants all SCC members access to the journal as a part of membership benefits. The premier peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the scientific, medical, and psychosocial exploration of clinical cannabis, cannabinoids, and the endocannabinoid system.