Here’s a link to a piece just posted I wrote for a business consulting firm:


Medical marijuana (MMJ) is now part of the fabric of prescription medicine. It has been rebranded as medical cannabis (MC) to distinguish a medicinal treatment modality from recreational use. Hospital administrators and medical practitioners now have to learn the laws, rules, and regulations associated with prescribing MC and the differences among strains of the plant because product demand is surging.

People who store, prescribe, and dispense MC are under close scrutiny of local law enforcement and federal executive agencies including the Food and Drug Administration, the Medicaid Fraud Controls Unit, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Drug Enforcement Agency. There are a growing number of outsourcing companies that can help write policy guidelines, prescription criteria, product applications, and compliance procedures.   READ MORE AT:cannaibas