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HEALTH CANADA RESOURCES

Health Canada’s Information for
Health Care Professionals

This document has been prepared by the Controlled Substances and Tobacco Directorate at Health Canada to provide information on the use of cannabis and cannabinoids for medical purposes.

Health Canada’s Daily Dosage Fact Sheet

When considering the use of cannabis for medical purposes, it is understandable that patients and healthcare practitioners may have questions regarding dosage and daily amounts of cannabis for specific medical conditions. The following information has been prepared to provide information related to recommended daily amounts and dosing.

Guideline For Health Care Practitioners

If you are a licensed health care practitioner and you want to know more about the use of cannabis for medical purposes (for example, pharmacology, potential therapeutic uses, contraindications, adverse reactions etc.) the following resources will provide you with scientific and medical information to help you in discussions with your patients.

GUIDELINES OF MEDICAL ASSOCIATIONS AND COLLEGE GUIDELINES

Canadian Medical
Association

College of Physician and Surgeons
of Alberta

College of Physicians and Surgeons
of British Columbia

College of Physicians and Surgeons
of Manitoba

College of Physicians and Surgeons
of New Brunswick

College of Physicians and Surgeons
of Newfoundland and Labrador

College of Physicians and Surgeons
of Ontario

College of Physicians and Surgeons
of Prince Edward Island

College of Physicians and Surgeons
of Saskatchewan

RESOURCE ORGANIZATIONS

The Canadian Consortium for the Investigation of Cannabinoids

The CCIC is a federally registered Canadian nonprofit organization of basic and clinical researchers and health care professionals established to promote evidence-based research and education concerning the endocannabinoid system and therapeutic applications of endocannabinoid and cannabinoid agents.

http://www.ccic.net/

The International Association for Cannabinoid Medicines

The International Association for Cannabinoid Medicines (IACM) was founded in March 2000. The aim of the association is to advance knowledge on cannabis, cannabinoids, the endocannabinoid system, and related topics especially with regard to their therapeutic potential.

Cannabis-med.org

International Cannabinoid Research Society

The ICRS is a non political, non-religious organization dedicated to scientific research in all fields of the cannabinoids, ranging from biochemical, chemical and physiological studies of the endogenous cannabinoid system to studies of the abuse potential of recreational Cannabis.

http://www.icrs.co/

Society for Cannabis Clinicians

The Society of Cannabis Clinicians is an educational and scientific society of qualified physicians and other professionals dedicated to the promotion, protection and support of cannabis for medical use. Its mission is to unite into one association members of the various medical specialties and allied professionals with this common purpose.

http://cannabisclinicians.org/

MEDICAL RESEARCH

The Therapeutic Potential of Cannabis and Cannabinoids
Cannabidiol in Medicine: A Review of its Therapeutic Potential in CNS Disorders
Cannabidiol: from an inactive cannabinoid to a drug with wide spectrum of action
Smoked Medicinal Cannabis for Neuropathic Pain in HIV: A Randomized, Crossover Clinical Trial
Cannabis in painful HIV-associated sensory neuropath
Therapeutic Use of Cannabis in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Medical Marijuana for Treatment of Chronic Pain and Other Medical and Psychiatric Problems
Cannabis as a Substitute for Prescription Drugs – a Cross-Sectional Study
Comprehensive Review of Medicinal Marijuana, Cannabinoids, and therapeutic implications