How can we improve awareness of cannabis as a medicine within the medical community?

How can we improve awareness of cannabis as a medicine within the medical community?
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Gregor Zorn of the European Cannabinoid Therapy Association (ECTA), shares his thoughts on the stigma surrounding cannabis as a medicine and the impact this has on those who need it the most.

The tide of medical cannabis acceptance is beginning to turn across Europe, yet progress is slow, and many in the medical community remain largely unaware of the benefits of the plant. Here Zorn of the ECTA explains why this is, how patients are driving change, and how the work of the ECTA is providing valuable support and education to a broad range of audiences.

Why are some doctors still reluctant to prescribe medical cannabis despite evidence of its efficacy?

Well the principal reason is the lack of education. Most doctors have never

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