Study seeks healthcare provider views on medical cannabis

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Your doctor probably knows nothing about marijuana Ontario pharmacists now required to complete course in cannabis education More cannabis education needed for both doctors, medical students Dr. The aptly named “Healthcare Provider Knowledge, Attitudes, Practices Related to Medical Cannabis Research Study” will collect information from practising healthcare providers “about their experiences with medicinal cannabis in their practices, prior education around the topic and interest in future clinical education related to medical cannabis,” notes an earlier CCOE announcement. Just last month, an Israeli study indicated medical students there feel unprepared despite being more supportive of using medical cannabis to treat pain than their counterparts in Thailand. A research paper published in 2019 found that 58.1 per cent of health providers surveyed strongly or somewhat agree that medical cannabis is a legitimate medical therapy. A new study is going straight to healthcare workers in the U.S. and Canada to get their input on their experiences with and advice about medical cannabis.

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A new study is going straight to healthcare workers in the U.S. and Canada to get their input on their experiences with and advice about medical cannabis.

The exploration is part of a recently announced study that will involve the Cannabis Center of Excellence, Inc. (CCOE), Medicinal Genomics and the University of Massachusetts’ Dartmouth Charlton College of Business, Cannabis Science and Technology reports.

The aptly named “Healthcare Provider Knowledge, Attitudes, Practices...

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