Open Access Publications

Canadian clinical practice guidelines for the use of plant-based cannabis and cannabinoid-based products in the management of chronic non-cancer pain and co-occurring conditions: protocol for a systematic literature review by Patrick Wright, Zach Walsh et al

Characterization of mental health in cannabis dispensary users, using structured clinical interviews and standardized assessment instruments by Yau et al *FREE

MacCallum & Russo: Practical considerations in medical cannabis administration and dosing  *FREE

Medical cannabis access, use, and substitution for prescription opioids and other substances: A survey of authorized medical cannabis patients by Lucas & Walsh * FREE

Current Therapeutic Cannabis Controversies and Clinical Trial Design Issues by Dr. Ethan Russo *FREE

General Cannabis Information by Dr. MacCallum

MacCallum & Russo: Practical considerations in medical cannabis administration and dosing *FREE ARTICLE

Colloquium Role for Medical Cannabis in Chronic Pain Management

Proceedings From the Medical Cannabis 2018 Conference in Vienna

Clinical Guidance Documents

National Academies of Sciences Engineering Medicine (NAS):  REPORT HIGHLIGHTS of The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids

NAS:  The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids (January 2017- FULL DOCUMENT)

CFPC Authorizing Dried Cannabis for Chronic Pain & Anxiety Preliminary Guidance (2014)

Canadian Pain Society Pharmacological management of chronic neuropathic pain revised consensus statement (2014)

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction: Medical Use of Cannabis and Cannabinoids

For Pharmacists

Cannabis for Medical Purposes Evidence Guide: Information for Pharmacists and Other Health Care Professionals

Canadian Pharmacists Association Medical Cannabis Q & A

Cannabis & Insurance

Medical Cannabis Employee Benefit Plan Toolkit (click education resources -> benefit plan -> fill in request form)


Health Canada

Cannabis Consumer Information Handout

Medical Cannabis Monograph

Information for Health Care Professionals – Cannabis and the cannabinoids

Senate Canada Prescription Pharmaceuticals in Canada – Off Label Use

Patient Resources

Greenleaf Medical Clinic Website

Greenleaf Medical Cannabis Patient Handbook

Medical Cannabis Daily Log for patients

Strainprint App

Physician Resources

Greenleaf Medical Clinic Website

Treatment Agreement Form

For screening for cannabis abuse risk: The Cannabis Use Disorder Identification Test (CUDIT)

Health Canada Medical Cannabis Authorization Form for Physicians

Greenleaf Medical Cannabis Counsellor referral form

Cannabis & Opioid Reduction Tool by Dr. Dustin Sulak


Lower Risk Cannabis Use

Canada’s Lower-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines

Lower-Risk Cannabis Use Guidelines : A Comprehensive Update of Evidence and Recommendations

10 Ways to Reduce Risks to Your Health When Using Cannabis


Canadian Students For Sensible Drug Policy – Sensible Cannabis Education A Toolkit for Educating Youth

Talking to Youth About Cannabis

Questions To Ask Youth


Canadian for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana – Medical Cannabis and Impaired Driving

Canadian Drug Policy Coalition – Cannabis Use and Driving: Evidence Review

Canadian Drug Policy Coalition – Cannabis Use and Driving: Knowledge Translation Strategy Recommendations


Canadian Consortium for the Investigation of Cannabinoids (CCIC) website

Masterclass Medicinal Cannabis

International Cannabis and Cannabinoid Institute

The Answer Page

Society for Cannabis Clinicians

International Cannabinoid Research Society

The Arthritis Society: Medical Cannabis

Chronic Relief website


Cannabis Revealed by Dr. Bonni Goldstein

It’s Just a Plant: A Children’s Story about Marijuana by Ricardo Cortes

Cannabis Pharmacy: The Practical Guide to Medical Marijuana

Handbook of Cannabis Pharmacology

Chronic Relief: A Guide to Cannabis for the Terminally and Chronically Ill


CNN Part 1-3 by Dr. Sanjay Gupta

CNN Part 4 by Dr. Sanjay Gupta

Cannabis 101 by Dr. MacCallum & Greenleaf Medical Clinic (coming Dec 2017)

Cannabis Education from Healer