Exploring the Endocannabinoid System

Cannabinoids and Cancer

A talk by Jahan Marcu Ph.D., Senior Scientist for Americans for Safe Access, delivered at the Society of Cannabis Clincians Quarterly Meeting in December 2014.

Continuing Education Course

The Society of Cannabis Clinicians is pleased to be collaborating with The Medical Cannabis Institute to launch the first online medical cannabis curriculum.

 

Research Pioneer: Ethan Russo MD

Ethan Russo, MD, is a board-certified neurologist and psychopharmacology researcher. He has held faculty appointments in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Montana.

 

Medical Marijuana Laws and Adolescent Marijuana Use in the USA from 1991 to 2014

Medical Marijuana Laws and Adolescent Marijuana Use in the USAIn the current June 2015 issue of Lancet, findings consistent with previous evidence suggest that passage of state medical marijuana laws does not increase adolescent use of marijuana. Whether access to a substance for medical purposes should be determined by legislation rather than biomedical research and regulatory review is debatable. However, concerns that increased adolescent marijuana use is an unintended effect of state medical marijuana laws seem unfounded. read more…

Alcohol and Cannabis

cannabis-alcoholPublished in the journal Clinical Chemistry, this research looked at blood and plasma levels of cannabinoids in participants vaporizing cannabis, with and without drinking alcohol. They found that the use of alcohol with cannabis significantly increased the amount of THC in the blood, thus explaining reported observations that cannabis plus alcohol causes read more…

Current Status and Future of Cannabis Research

Current Status and Future of Cannabis ResearchThis peer reviewed article from the April 2015 issue of Clinical Research explores the current status of cannabis research, including regulatory challenges & solutions, and discusses the future of the field. Although cannabis is primarily viewed by the public as a recreational drug or agent of abuse, its medical application spans recorded history. read more…

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Ongoing Medical Cannabis Studies

Beyond-THC Strain Evaluation Survey

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The Society of Cannabis Clinicians has developed a survey that asks about patients’ responses to CBD-rich cannabis. While laboratory-based research is uncovering fascinating information about CBD Learn more…

Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis Study

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If you are a patient with inflammatory bowel disease, IBD, using cannabis to mitigate the symptoms of Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, you are invited to participate in this study. Learn more…

 

Membership in the Society of Cannabis Clinicians

Physicians and Allied Professionals Employing Medical Cannabis in Patient Care

Physicians & Clinicians

Hold a valid, unrestricted license to practice medicine. Directly provide cannabis recommendations.

Research Associates

People with a professional degree in health care and a continuing interest in cannabinoid medicine.

Health Care Associates

Individuals active in the field of health care who wish to support SCC, including caregivers.

Students

Enrolled in a graduate program related to cannabinoid medicine.