Medical cannabis: understanding, prescribing and changing lives - a clinician’s perspective.


The Academy of Medical Cannabis is holding a live seminar demonstrating our market defining standard of CPD accredited education for clinicians in cannabis-based medicinal products.   

The Academy’s senior medical team will lead the seminar, discussing their core areas of focus:

Professor Mike Barnes (FCRP)

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  • The history and science of medical cannabis
  • Introduction to the Endocannabinoid system
  • Introduction to the Plant - Phytocannabinoids, terpenes and how they interact with the endocannabinoid system
  • Evidence Base - What are the strong to moderately strong or inconclusive bodies of evidence for numerous different conditions.

Dr Dani Gordon (MD CCFP ABOIM)

  • Medical cannabis treatments: an approach to prescribing, clinical experiences and difficult areas including cancer. cardiac patient considerations and mental health uses vs contraindications
  • Clinical Uses - Treatable conditions applicable to UK physicians and case study examples from practice in each broad area
  • Why the research is lagging behind clinical experience: the challenges of prescribing a botanical medicine and possible solutions.

Dr Leon Barron, GP

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  • A GP’s perspective of medical cannabis
  • Issues for clinicians new to prescribing.

Join us: Thursday 27th June

From: 12.00pm - 2:30pm,

Venue: Anatomy Theatre, Guy’s Campus, King’s College London

Price: FREE

The expert panel will also take part in a Q&A - submit your questions via Twitter or by email here.

The Academy of Medical Cannabis:

Using a research, evidence and clinical-practice based approach to developing our learning content, The Academy has created the leading platform for education in CBMPs.