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An Evidence Based Approach to Cannabis

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An Evidence Based Approach to Cannabis

Marijuana, THC, CBD, and all their various manifestations (creams, ointments, gummies, other edibles, etc…) are really popular right now. If you live and practice in any of the numerous (and growing) states that have legalized its use, patients often ask about using these products. Even Reader’s Digest and Consumer’s Reports have done extensive articles on its use. But what is the truth about its usefulness in patient care? What does research show? Should we use it with acupuncture or herbs? And if we do, what are the potential interactions, warnings, and contraindications? This course will answer these questions and more.

Course Goals

A participant in this course will be able to:

  1. Understand cannabis and its constituents and how they may be helpful clinically
  2. Identify any potential interactions with Chinese medicine
  3. Determine if recommending cannabis derivatives is right for your practice

This is California Acupuncture Board (CAB) Category 1 distance education course. For NCCAOM, this course is a core (AOM-CM) PDA. This course is approved by the California Acupuncture Board and NCCAOM for 2 hours of continuing education and PDAs. For further information, please contact Dr. Greg Sperber, CAB CEU Provider #1349, NCCAOM PDA Provider #166669, at DrGreg@integrativemedicinecouncil.org or (619) 881-0029.

Refund Policy: This course may be downloaded as soon as purchased and therefore no refunds are possible.



5 reviews for An Evidence Based Approach to Cannabis

  1. Jane

    Knows his stuff. Packs a lot in.

  2. David

    Dr. Greg is an exceptional font of knowledge. He is also very humble in admitting his own confusion and uncertainty about things regarding this topic despite his expert status.

  3. Carolyn

    Very personable & appeared at ease when presneting. Looking forward to continued presentations

  4. Rayne

    It is a good class….I’m not at all a user of the substance, so learning a little bit more about it is good, especially since it is now more prevalently used.

  5. Scott

    Good research, i like the western point of view matched with TCM.

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