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.

References:
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.
https://praxhub.com/medicinal-cannabis-registration/ 

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

 

With thanks to Canopy Growth Corporation & Spectrum Therapeutics