This History of Medical Cannabis course is designed to have you think critically about past, present, and future research on the health effects of cannabis by developing a more nuanced understanding of the barriers to research as well as different approaches to research. You will learn about the history of cannabis cultivation, the legal history of cannabis or "marijuana", and the obstacles that led to the lack of science on its medicinal use. You will also learn how to critically evaluate research on the effects of cannabis and discuss the associated risks of using cannabis in the context of public health and epidemiological research. Finally, you will learn about how to administer cannabis products in ways that minimize risk and maximize any potential benefits. Obtaining this knowledge will be helpful in terms of informing public policy, public health, and personal decisions regarding the use of cannabis products.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM HISTORY OF MEDICAL CANNABIS
I really liked this course it was very informative! There is so much dodgy information on the web on this topic and it is really nice to learn from a reliable source.
Great course! Mr. Hutchison definitely framed each part - modules, interviews, assignments, & quizes - to be fully comprehensible and educational. I can't wait to take the next course.
Excellent Introduction to the topic of medical cannabis. Great review of research methods.
This was a brilliant introduction to the world of Medicinal Cannabis and I really enjoyed it.
About the Medical Cannabis: The Health Effects of THC and CBD Specialization
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