Resources for Patients
Discover how to talk to your doctor about medical marijuana, how to become a state-authorized patient, basic science, and how to safely use medical marijuana.
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Cannabis Care Certification (CCC) provides unbiased quality education for individuals who are starting or considering cannabis therapeutics as a part of their healthcare regime. The program also provides guidance for family members, caregivers, and anyone interested in exploring medical cannabis.
The Medical Cannabis Patient’s Guide for U.S. Travel. will help patients understand the laws in the states and territories in which they are eligible to obtain medical cannabis so that they may do so safely and legally.
An overview of the types of cannabis, extracts and synthetics as well as details on the various methods of ingestion.
State medical cannabis laws change frequently. Stay up to date on your state's regulations.
We are happy to partner with Leaf411 on their Affordability Program. This provides financial assistance or donated medicine to patients who are having trouble affording cannabis. Find out what assistance may be available to you.
Doctors are accustomed to patients bringing ideas to them about treatment options, and cannabis should be no different. Here are some tips about discussing cannabis therapeutics with your doctor.
Not every medical professional is an expert on cannabinoids so we created this letter for patients to help their physician get accredited training in medical cannabis.
Cannabis and its psychoactive cannabinoid, THC, have an excellent safety profile. The Drug Awareness Warning Network Annual Report, published by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), contains a statistical compilation of all drug deaths which occur in the United States. According to this report, there has never been a death recorded from the use of cannabis.
The basics of cannabis horticulture for first-time growers. Topics include: Growing Medium, Light, Flowering, Nutrients, Water, pH, Air and temperature.
These recipes come from the Vancouver Island Compassion Society.
Introducing ASA's independent certification program for medical cannabis industries, Patient Focused Certification
A great tool for tracking your treatment sessions with cannabis.