Need a cannabis Rx? Your doctor may not feel OK giving you one | Jaimy Lee | LinkedIn

“Physicians have for almost 100 years lacked any training for the use of cannabis,” said Dr. David Nathan, a psychiatrist and director of continuing medical education for Penn Medicine Princeton Health. He also runs an organization called Doctors for Cannabis Regulation. “It’s true in my own education. The discussion about marijuana use has been limited to abuse potential and the potential for misuse and dependency, and very little about the potential benefits of the medication.”