The potential value of cannabis as a medicine
This seminar will describe the history of cannabis as a medicine and then outline the basics of the endocannabinoid system, followed by a description of the cannabinoids within the plant and their medical value. I will look at the current legal status and suggest ways by which the prescription process and can be improved in the UK.
- Knowledge of cannabis as a potentially useful medicine for pain, anxiety, sleep, epilepsy, spasticity and other neurological disorders
- Knowledge of the long history of cannabis as medicine
- Knowledge of the basics of the endocannabinoid system and the phytocannbinoids within the plant