Resources for Medical Professionals & Researchers Resources for Medical Professionals and Researchers
The medicinal properties of cannabis are varied given the multiplicity of physiological roles of the endocannabinoid system, a ubiquitous molecular signaling system at which compounds in cannabis have robust receptor-based actions. Here is information on medical marijuana practice policies and procedures in your locality, as well as scientific and practice ethics information.
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Introducing ASA's independent certification program for medical cannabis industries, Patient Focused Certification
One of marijuana's greatest advantages as a medicine is its remarkable safety. It has little effect on major physiological functions. There is no known case of a lethal overdose; on the basis of animal models, the ratio of lethal to effective dose is estimated as 40,000 to 1.
Cannabis was a part of the American pharmacopoeia until 1942 and is currently available by prescription in the Netherlands, Canada, Spain, and Israel in its whole plant form...
Cannabis has immense medical value; we have collected research on cannabinoids and the therapeutic use of cannabis.
In-depth information on the use of cannabis to treat HIV/AIDS, Multiple Sclerosis, Arthritis, Gastro-Intestinal Disorders, Movement Disorders, Cancer, Chronic Pain, and issues associated with Aging.
State-specific laws that pertain to medical cannabis for medical professionals.
Excerpted from the AMA’s current opinions on the physician’s code of ethics
One stop shopping for quality CME credits on medical marijuana. This content is jointly sponsored by the Massachusetts Medical Society and The Answer Page and approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™
Learn from your patients' treatment sessions with cannabis and make more informed recommendations for others treating the same symptoms.