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Massachusetts Medical Society Launches New Cannabis Curriculum

As I discussed in this earlier post and in the book (pages 616-618), many physicians remain reluctant to recommend marijuana to their patients because they never received training concerning the drug. To remedy that lack of training, the Massachusetts Medical Society has just launched an interesting new Cannabis Curriculum for Continuing Medical Education. The Society’s website describes…

Posted by on December 4, 2017 in News, Updates, , , , , , , ,


Are Physicians Being Adequately Trained to Recommend Marijuana to Their Patients?

Just because a state legalizes medical marijuana doesn’t mean that physicians will necessarily recommend the drug to their patients. Indeed, surveys have shown that only a small percentage of physicians in medical marijuana states have recommended the drug to their patients or plan to in the future (page 616 of my book). As I discuss…

Posted by on September 15, 2017 in News, Updates, , , , , , , ,


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