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The International Cannabis and Cannabinoids Institute (ICCI) recognizes the importance of providing doctors and other healthcare providers with up to date legislative information and scientific, peer-reviewed educational content. Medical cannabis education will help ensure that healthcare providers are making the best healthcare decisions related to the endocannabinoid system and medical cannabis, and that they are comfortable with addressing their patients´ questions.

To this end, the ICCI has partnered with the TheAnswerPage (TAP). TAP is a medical education resource that has been providing the highest quality accredited medical education to the healthcare community for over two decades. The recipient of education awards both in the US and internationally, TAP is a recognized leader in providing comprehensive education on the endocannabinoid system and medical cannabis, pain medicine and opioid prescribing practices. 

TheAnswerPage is the resource that I recommend for accredited education on the endocannabinoid system, medical cannabis, opioid prescribing and pain medicine.

Professor Raphael Mechoulam, PhD, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Member Israel Academy of Science

The ICCI provides registrants with access to several significant resources:

  1. In an effort to help healthcare providers navigate the evolving legal landscape, the ICCI has compiled country-specific legislative information:
    • Content is updated every 3 months
    • Country-specific information initially available for Germany, the Czech Republic, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Ireland and Canada
    • Information is provided in English and applicable native languages
    • Country-specific legislative information addresses:
      • Country-specific laws governing medical cannabis.
      • Who can authorize the use of cannabis for medical purposes.
      • Which diagnoses are eligible for recommending medical cannabis.
      • How an authorized healthcare practitioner can recommend medical cannabis.
  2. In an effort to provide doctors and other healthcare providers with scientifically-based, peer-reviewed education on the endocannabinoid system and medical cannabis, the ICCI is facilitating the provision of discounted access to TheAnswerPage’s “Comprehensive Medical Marijuana Course”.


Certificate of Completion
Content written and edited by internationally awarded thought-leaders
Desktop and mobile-ready for your convenience
Opportunity to earn CME/CE credit
Country-specific manuals for rules and regulations for recommending cannabis
Opt-in database of recommending doctors

The Comprehensive Medical Marijuana Course introduces medical professionals to the endocannabinoid system and its interaction with the components of the cannabis plant, and addresses administration, therapeutic use, drug metabolism, physiologic and cognitive effects, potential risks, and drug interactions.

The use of medical cannabis in obstetric patients, pediatric patients, adolescent patients and elderly patients is addressed in detail.  In addition, the health effects of cannabis and cannabinoids in epilepsy are reviewed. Important considerations for patients with ischemic heart disease, hepatic disease, psychotic illness, and those with a history of drug dependence are provided as well.

The content and its presentation are designed to be of educational value and interest for those new to medical cannabis, as well as for those with years of experience in this area of clinical practice.

The program for Medical Professionals includes:

  • Full access to the ICCI´s current country-specific legislative information
  • Full access to TheAnswerPage´s Comprehensive Medical Marijuana Course for 12 months
  • Opportunity to earn CME/CE credit with accreditation for doctors, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, physician assistants, and psychologists
  • Starting in January 2020, healthcare providers who have completed the course and wish to recommend medical cannabis, may opt-in to be included in a referral list of recommending doctors

Registration form for Legislative Information

If you are a hospital, university or other kind of organization considering purchasing subscriptions for more than five medical professionals, please contact us at ccc@icci.science for a special price package.

For portecion of your personal data by the principles of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

The Find a Doctor database will be activated in January 2020 and will provide patients with contact information for physicians that are experienced in prescribing medicinal cannabis. This database will be accessible from the Patients section of the ICCI Education website.

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