To Promote Acceptance and Safe Use of Medical Cannabis to Alleviate Human Suffering
MCNA Position on Medical Cannabis
Marijuana (cannabis) has been used medicinally for thousands of years. Cannabis is useful in treating the symptoms in a variety of diseases improving the lives of patients. The Missouri Cannabis Nurses Association supports the establishment of medical cannabis programs in Missouri. We support the education of Registered Nurses, healthcare providers, patients and their families in the safe use of cannabis. We support cannabis research and sharing the findings. We engage in public policy development promoting and advocating for safe access to medicinal cannabis.
ANA Position on Medical Cannabis
Position Statement In Support of Patients’ Safe Access to Therapeutic Marijuana Effective Date: December 12, 2008 Status: Revised Position Statement Originated By: Congress on Nursing Practice and Economics Adopted By: ANA Board of Directors Purpose: The purpose of this statement is to reiterate the American Nurses Association (ANA) support for patients having safe access to therapeutic marijuana.
The following states have legalized cannabis for adults making it easier for patients to find relief.
Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Maine,
Massachusetts, California, Nevada, District of Columbia, Vermont, and Alaska.