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Everything you need to know about cannabis-based medicines

Everything you need to know about cannabis-based medicines

From this CPD module you will learn:

  • Recent changes in legislation surrounding cannabis-based medicines, and associated guidance on prescribing
  • The status of recreational cannabis
  • Information on undesirable effects and interactions
  • What advice to give customers seeking products related to cannabis, including CBD oils

Download a printable PDF of this module – including the five-minute test – here.

In June 2018, the UK Home Office launched a review into the scheduling of cannabis and cannabis-based products for medicinal purposes. There were two parts to this work:

  • whether there was evidence supporting the medicinal use of cannabis-based products (led by UK chief medical advisor Sally Davies)
  • whether cannabis-based products should be moved from Schedule 1 to Schedule 2 of the Misuse of Drugs regulations 2001 (led by the Advisory Council on the Misuse of

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