The Society of Cannabis Clinicians was formed as a project of the California Cannabis Research Medical Group in the Autumn of 2004.
The California Cannabis Research Medical Group (CCRMG) is dedicated to conducting quality medical cannabis research, to ensuring the safety and confidentiality of all research subjects, and to maintaining the highest quality of standards and risk management.
Statement of Purpose
CCRMG was founded (1) to establish an ambulatory medical clinic to provide medical care to the public and for the public benefit consistent with California’s HSC §11362.5; (2) to contract with government and quasi-government agencies and divisions to administer medical programs, collect and report statistical information related to disease diagnosis, conduct medical research and provide medical ambulatory care and other medical services as needed by such government agencies; and (3) to collect and evaluate research data in connection with clinical research programs, and to publish any such information in any media, including digital, book, video, and tape.
There are two categories of membership in the Society of Cannabis Clinicians:
Physician: Person holding an M.D. or D.O. degree and a valid and unsuspended license to practice medicine who provides cannabis consultations and/or has a continuing interest in the medical use of cannabis. Annual dues are $100.
Supporting: Any person whose interest is in cannabinoid science and the clinical use of cannabis, including a student actively engaged in a degree program with an interest in, and support of the medicinal use of cannabis. Students with valid Student ID receive a 50% discount on dues.
To become a member, please apply by filling out our Membership Application.
When your application has been reviewed and accepted, an invoice for dues will be sent to you. Once dues are paid, a membership packet will be sent and you will be added to our email list of current members. It’s as simple as that. We welcome new members!
The SCC is a non-profit organization of like-minded Physicians and Clinicians committed to gathering and disseminating patient useful, peer-reviewed, current information on the many and varied medicinal uses of cannabis. We gratefully accept all donations.
You may use WEPAY to send a tax deductible donation to help support our efforts.
In general, only licensed medical professionals are able to submit Case Reports. Exceptions can be made on an individual basis.
In order to submit a Case Report to the SCC, you must be logged in as a member of this site. You need not be a member of the SCC, although we do encourage you to join. Your personal contact information, given at the time of registration and (optionally) in Case Reports, is always kept strictly confidential. It is only at your specific request that we attach author information to your reports.
In order to join the SCC Website, you must first register as a site user (Register). Upon receipt of your registration request, we verify your information, and if everything is correct and all licensure data checks out, you are made a registered member and notified via the email address you entered at the time of registration. At that point, you may login on the Clinicians page and begin entering your own Case Reports.
In order to submit a Case Report to the SCC, you must be logged in as a registered member of this site. You need not be a member of the SCC, although we do encourage you to join. Your personal contact information, given at the time of registration and (optionally) in Case Reports, is always kept strictly confidential. It is only at your specific request that we attach author information to your reports.
If you wish to submit a Case Report, first log onto the site and then go to the “Clinicians” page. Click on “Submit a Case Report” and you will see a fillable form for you to use.
The Case Name is not the patient name; rather, it is something that will help other clinicians benefit from the information you are about to enter.
Choose a medical condition from the drop-down list on the right. Some conditions will generate a sub-list so you can get more specific.
Symptoms can be entered as a list with each symptom separated by a comma. Enter as many as are relevant.
Any field that has an asterisk is a required field.
Although you do not have to enter any personal information, your email will appear. Remember that this is all confidential, but through emails we can share information.
Case Reports will be reviewed by the SCC prior to publishing, and not all will necessarily be published. The review will be for relevance and accuracy.
We at the SCC consider the privacy of our Members to be inviolate. Our Site Membership, as well as our SCC Membership, is never under any circumstances divulged to anyone.
If a member wishes to be listed on the CA NORML website as an SCC Member, they must agree to that listing by direct, specific request to the SCC.
All information received by the SCC is held in strict confidentiality unless and until the person submitting a Case Report gives the SCC explicit permission to divulge the author of the Case Report.
The SCC makes a commitment to physicians, other health care providers, and the public to post verified physician entered case reports for educational purposes. We have a commitment to the physician to protect his/her identity should he/she choose to remain anonymous to others. Nevertheless, we have a commitment to the integrity of our organization to verify the credentials of the physician who wishes to post a case report(s). Each new entry will be reviewed by the administrator as a condition for posting. Follow up verification of the physician’s licensure and medical training will follow at the discretion of the administrator.
It is the intention of the SCC to allow a physician to provide his name and contact information at the end of the case report should he/she invite public exposure and possible contact by interested parties as it may relate to this case.
The physician’s registration information will be held in strict confidence. The SCC will not use or transfer any data provided in the registration under any circumstances. The SCC administrator may try to contact the participating physician by email should any questions arise. The physician has the option to edit both his/her case report to allow for follow-up information, and, the choice of changing the blinding of contact information.