PRESS RELEASE: Cannabis Nurses Gather as First Line of Defense Against Opiate Addiction

by | May 6, 2018 | CNNC, Press Release

Nursing professionals and medical marijuana join forces during Nurses Week

SAN DIEGO, CA, MAY 6th, 2018 – With Nurses Week in full swing, a professional network designed to educate and empower nurses is bringing cannabis education to nurses around the globe, helping stem the tide against opioid addiction. Cannabis Nurses Network launched this week, with the mission to empower nurses through education, opportunity, recognition, and advocacy.

Studies have demonstrated that where cannabis is legal, opioid prescriptions are falling. Patients in pain are turning to cannabis and need nursing professionals to help them navigate medicinal marijuana. Education on the endocannabinoid system, and how cannabis medicine integrates with countless diagnoses including pain management is becoming a hot commodity in the fight against opioid addiction.

At intersection of opiate addiction, advancing research, medical innovations, and the growing adoption of cannabis as medicine are some of the worlds most talented nurses. Cannabis Nurses Network brings these intrepid professionals together to empower nurses as educated advocates and recognized influencers in their communities.

Several members of the Network are leaders of the cannabis nursing industry, participating and influencing the leading edge of cannabis science; contributing to formal studies, authoring articles and developing education programs for future cannabis nurses, while doing the hard work of patient and medical marijuana advocacy in their communities.

Bringing their talents to bear against the epidemic of opioid addiction, nurses are developing their expertise to incorporate medical marijuana to help stem the tide. Many of these nurses are finding the connection, education and guidance they need with Cannabis Nurses Network. Cannabis Nurses Network is a source of this education and opportunity, while tapping into some of the best talent in the industry to inspire, innovate and influence the future of cannabis medicine.

Cannabis Nurses Network a professional network designed exclusively for cannabis nurses. Our mission is to empower nurses through education, opportunity, recognition and advocacy.


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