AOA Supports Research on Cannabis

The American Osteopathic Association supports reclassification of cannabis as a Schedule II Drug to facilitate advancement in clinical, public health, patient safety and health policy research, according to a resolution approved by the AOA House of Delegates.


MCE Co-Founder Pushes for Cannabis Access for Patients Taking Opioids

Melissa Hallbeck, Co-Founder of the Midwest Cannabis Education Conference and a strong advocate for cannabis as medicine, addressed reporters at the Illinois Opioid Bill signing allowing medical cannabis as an alternative to painkillers.

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Scientist Discovers the Ability to Kill Cancer Cells with THC

Dr. Cristina Sanchez is a molecular biologist working at the Compultense University in Spain's capital city of Madrid. In this video she talks about her research which led to the findings that THC is capable of killing cancer cells. Courtesy of: Cannabis Planet

Hear Dr. Sanchez speak at the 2019 Midwest Cannabis Education Conference while earning CME Credit on June 7-8, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois.

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Physician's Code of Ethics and Medical Marijuana

The Principles of Medical ethics of the AMA article III states "A physician shall respect the law and also recognize a responsibility to seek changes in those requirements which are contrary to the best interests of the patient."

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Eighteen year old medical marijuana refugee is able to return to Illinois

Read the interview with Coltyn Turner in the Chicago Sun Times from the Midwest Cannabis Education Conference.



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Article Five Years Old Discusses Lack of Cannabis Education for Physicians; Have We Moved Forward?

Cannabis is medically or recreationally legal in over 35 states and the District of Columbia, with pending legislation in others. So why are healthcare professionals still in the dark?

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Call for Care: Cancer

A recent story posted by NPR highlights the need for knowledgable cannabis physicians to provide quality patient care. A statement from the article reads "Only about 1 percent of Massachusett...

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