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An Introduction to Medical Cannabis is a critical resource at a time when the conversation around medical cannabis is evolving rapidly. With a direct and evidence-based approach, this publication educates and informs, paving the way for informed decision-making in the realm of medical cannabis.


Whether you're a healthcare professional, a patient, or simply a curious reader, this book offers invaluable insights into one of the most promising yet misunderstood areas of contemporary medicine.


Aimed at healthcare professionals, patients, and the interested general public, this publication explores one of the most promising yet misunderstood areas of contemporary medicine.


  • History of Medical Cannabis: Tracks its journey from ancient remedy to modern therapeutic option.
  • The Endocannabinoid System: Examines the body's receptors and their interaction with cannabinoids.
  • The Cannabis Plant: Details the plant's composition and its implications for medicine.
  • Medical Cannabis Products & Production: Provides insight into the types and production of cannabis-based medicines.
  • Evidence Base for Prescription & Patient Demographics: Discusses scientific support and the demographic profile of beneficiaries.
  • Safety of Medical Cannabis: Assesses its safety profile and outlines potential risks.
  • Precautions and Contraindications: Highlights critical considerations before prescribing or use.
  • Prescribing Medical Cannabis: Offers guidance for healthcare professionals on the prescribing process.
  • Conclusion: Summarises the key findings and looks ahead to the future of medical cannabis.
  • References: Includes over 280 references to published studies, offering a robust foundation for further reading and research.



Written by Varinder Kaur, Prof Mike Barnes & Hannah Deacon.

Copyright 2024 Maple Tree Consultants. 

Introduction to Medical Cannabis (2024)

    • Format: A4, Print
    • Pages: 64
    • Language: English
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