Medical Marijuana Gets Big Push Into The Traditional Medical Community

Dozens of cannabis companies are developing technologies and systems to help doctors prescribe medical marijuana. Others are building specialized clinics that focus solely on medical marijuana treatment options.

But are they taking the right approach? Is this even the right time?

Patients traditionally have been given a variety of options to treat an illness or injury, making it difficult for them to see medical marijuana as a standalone treatment option. However, science is starting to show it is one.

The Risks Of Prescribing Cannabis

Prescribing medical cannabis in a context of federal illegality is no joyride.

Doctors who prescribe medical marijuana aren’t covered by malpractice insurance. In addition, patients aren’t reimbursed for the visit by their insurance …

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