Medicinal Cannabis : Legal and Policy Issues
This module, Medicinal Cannabis: Legal and Policy Issues, will present information on the use of medicinal cannabis related to the current federal and state legal and policy issues to include:
Part 1: Health care professionals and legal issues
- Brief overview of federal policy and cannabis laws
- Federal Department of Justice policies and enforcement
- Discussion of hemp derived CBD legal issues
- Medical malpractice and/or negligence related to medical cannabis
- Health Insurance
Part 2: Business professionals and legal issues*
- Money Laundering
- Bank Secrecy Act
- Tax restriction
- Civil Forfeiture
- Legal Hurdles related to Employment
- Exploration of Investing and Capital markets
*Part 2 does not provide CE credit
Although certain states have legalized marijuana for medical and/or recreational use, marijuana remains a Schedule I drug under the Controlled Substance Act. The growing, sale, distribution or use of marijuana therefore remains illegal under federal law. Use of marijuana for research is permitted subject to specific federal requirements. These educational courses do not provide legal advice with respect to marijuana. Physicians and other healthcare providers are encouraged to consult their own legal counsel in regards to specific legal issues and risks with respect to marijuana.
The purpose of this seminar is to provide evidenced based information in regards to medical marijuana and does not endorse or oppose its use.
A Note About Registration
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Learning Objectives & Target Audience
- Part 1. Explain the conflict between federal and state regulations regarding cannabis that pose challenges for physicians and other healthcare professionals
- Part 1. Describe legal challenges associated with use of medicinal cannabis from a patient and also a clinician perspective
- Part 1. Discuss legal responsibilities of clinicians related to recommending medical cannabis
- Part 1. Discuss the issues that clinicians should consider when deciding whether to become a recommender of medicinal cannabis
- Part 2. Outline the challenges associated with property ownership, employment and tax implications for cannabis and cannabis related companies*
- Part 2. Discuss the future growth of the cannabis market*
*not included for CE credit
Planners and Presenters:
Associate Provost for Innovation in Education
Director, Jefferson Institute of Emerging Health Professions
Director, The Lambert Center for the Study of Medicinal Cannabis and Hemp
Associate Dean for CME and Strategic Partner Alliances
Thomas Jefferson University
Administrative Director, The Lambert Center for the Study of Medicinal Cannabis and Hemp
Thomas Jefferson University
This course is open to all interested learners. If you are seeking CE credit, the accreditation requirements for successful completion are: You must register and complete the entire online program, viewing the video in its entirety, obtaining a successful post test score of at least 80%, and completing the online evaluation, in order to receive full credit for this course. Once these components are completed, you will immediately be able to access your CE Certificate.
If you have any questions, please contact us at JeffersonCPD@jefferson.edu.
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Contact Hours: RN participants who successfully complete this activity will be awarded maximum 0.75 contact hour.
Non-endorsement of products: Accreditation refers to recognition of continuing nursing education activities only and does not imply Pennsylvania State Nurses Association or ANNC Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any commercial products.
This knowledge based program (0079-9999-18-018-H03-P) is acceptable for 0.83 hour of continuing pharmacy education credit. Statements of Credit indicating hours/CEUs will be uploaded to CPE Monitor within 60 days following program for participants who complete this activity and submit required participant information, including evaluation, pre/post-test, NABP # and DOB.
The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
If you have any questions regarding CE credits for this particular course, please contact us at JeffersonCPD@jefferson.edu.
- 0.83 ACPE
- 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 0.75 Attendance
- 0.75 CNE
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