Finding Support in Educated Cannabinoid Use by Trained Medical Professionals

Updated: Aug 24, 2018


As more and more people become aware of the potential benefits of Cannabidiol (CBD), there is an increasing hunger for education, credible, science-based information, and reports of first-hand experience.


For those looking for a deeper dive, Forbes Magazine offers a nice compilation of education program options: 


https://www.forbes.com/sites/andrebourque/2018/07/24/from-chemistry-to-culinary-10-educational-programs-for-students-eager-to-learn-about-cannabis/#288e60514aeb


For many people, a self-guided approach to CBD will work, and adding a bit into their daily routine’s is adequate. But for anyone with a more serious medical condition or taking prescription drugs for that condition, there is an increasing number online education sources, as well as doctors and nurses who have been taking notes and educating themselves on incorporating CBD into their practices for years.


Dr. Dustin Sulak has treated over 8,000 people since 2011 in his Integrative Health Care clinic in Maine. He has accumulated and presents his patients’ first-hand experience, which can be very helpful to those new to CBD and THC.


For example, some people find an effective dose at 2.5 mg, others may need 500 mg per day or more. Sometimes THCa can be more effective when used in combination with CBD. Fortunately, learning what types of cannabinoids or terpenes might be most helpful for a specific issue, understanding dosage, and finding medical support is getting easier.  Here is a video of Dr. Sulak speaking about how to wean off of opiods in April, 2018: https://www.cctv.org/watch-tv/programs/cannabis-opioid-reduction-dr-dustin-sulak


Although many will feel some benefit quickly, others need more time and perhaps guidance to help discover what works for their unique situation. A growing list of companies offer personalized consultations with educated practitioners. Here are the ones we are aware of to date:


United Patients Group: https://unitedpatientsgroup.com

Radical Health: https://www.radiclehealthcare.com

Dr Dustin Sulak: https://healer.com

Holistic Cannabis Network: http://holisticcannabisnetwork.com

Integrated Holistic Care: http://www.integratedholisticcare.com

Zanna Medical: http://www.zanamedical.com

Society of Cannabis Clinicians: http://cannabisclinicians.org

Patients Out of Time: http://patientsoutoftime.org

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