From PSNA Update email :
Do You Support the Use of Therapeutic Marijuana?
At the recent ANA House of Delegates meeting, ANA approved a resolution that supports the use of medical Marijuana/Cannabis. Specifically the resolution stated that ANA:
*Support research on the therapeutic efficacy of marijuana/Cannabis
*Support right of patient to have access to therapeutic marijuana/Cannabis under appropriate prescriber supervision
*Support health care providers discussion or recommendation to use medicinal marijuana/Cannabis
*Support legislation to remove criminal penalties for bona fide patients and prescribers of therapeutic marijuana/Cannabis
*Support federal and state legislation to exclude marijuana/Cannabis from classification as a Schedule I drug
*Support the education of RN's regarding current evidence-based therapeutic use of marijuana/Cannabis
PSNA would like to hear from you so as to determine how PA nurses feel about this issue. What do you think of ANA's support for therapeutic marijuana/cannabis use? Should PSNA adopt a similar position? Please share your comments with Michele Campbell, PSNA Executive Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 1-888-707-7762, ext. 200.