015 Lejeunecast: Medicinal cannabis explained, part I

Dr Smith interviews Dr Danial Schecter from Canada who heads up the Canadian Cannabinoid Medical Clinic (CMClinic) and is on an educational tour of Australia and New Zealand. In part I we introduce the endocannaboid system and how it works.

1) Lambert Initiatives study “Knowledge and attitudes of Australian general practitioners towards medicinal cannabis: cross-sectional study” ; https://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/8/7/e022101.full

2) COMPASS study – https://www.jpain.org/article/S1526-5900(15)00837-8/fulltext

The Praxhub educational modules designed for pharmacists and doctors. They are an independent educational group that delivers educational modules for HCPs.

For further information for patient group,  it is best to provide the information delivered by United in Compass. A patient advocacy group that is unbiased and provides information in lay language for the general public: https://unitedincompassion.com.au/resources-2/ 

3) For more information on using medicinal cannabis and driving, please read:   https://www.medicinalcannabis.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0025/2869/Cannabis-and-Driving-Fact-Sheet-Health-Professionals-FINAL.pdf

See www.devtest-lejeunemedical.nicer8.com


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