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GRAND ROUNDS: Medical Marijuana: Where are we with Indications and the Law

March 3, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Presenter: Joseph M. Pierre, MD

Affiliation: Associate Director of Residency Education
UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience &
Co-Chief, Schizophrenia Treatment Unit,
West Los Angeles VA Medical Center
Health Sciences Clinical Professor, Department of
Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences,
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, California

Learning Objectives:
  • Discuss laws governing medical marijuana in California
  • List medical conditions for which good evidence supports an indications for cannabinoids
  • Identify the risks of higher-potency cannabis products now available
  • Describe an ethical approach to working with patients requesting cannabinoids for treatment of medical conditions