In countries where they have a medical cannabis program, most doctors till do not know much about medical cannabis use or even that they can prescribe it. Most doctors learned about cannabis as an illegal drug and have no training, on using it for medical therapy in various diseases. It is important to help them get the information they need, to feel more comfortable and be more competent, on this topic.
Below are various sources of good information for medical practitioners, where they can get an insight into medical cannabis therapy. This can be of use for getting information to you doctor.
- Information for Health Care Professionals: Cannabis (marihuana, marijuana) and the cannabinoids [Health Canada, 2013]
Summary of Cannabis – Primary Information, Benefits, Effects, and Important Facts
Medicinal Cannabis: The Evidence
Cannabis and Cannabinoids (PDQ®) in cancer – Health Professional Version