Medical marijuana has been the topic of many debates in the United States. It is a topic in which very strong views exist on both sides. In 2010 Arizona voters passed Proposition 203, which allows the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes, by a margin of 50.13 percent to 49.87 percent. In this webcast, Lane Johnson will discuss medical marijuana from a clinician’s point of view.
Johnson is an associate professor of clinical family and community medicine and a clinical associate professor in the Mel and Enid Zuckerman Arizona College of Public Health. He is the author of "Pocket Guide to Herbal Remedies" and received a Health Education Multi-Media Yearly award in 2005 for his work with herbs.
He was a founding member of the Commitment to Underserved People program at the UA College of Medicine and is currently a volunteer for the CUP clinic.
This training is aimed at the public as a whole but may have special significance for public health professionals, physicians, students and patients who may be prescribed this medication.