Medical Applications of Cannabis

Deepen your cannabis knowledge.
Better serve your patients.

Cannabis is a legitimate medicine, but not enough healthcare professionals know how or when to use it as a treatment.

In Green Flower's Medical Cannabis Certificate Program, you'll learn the effects of cannabis on human physiology and how it can be used to treat numerous medical issues.

This program was designed alongside the world's leading cannabis MD's, scientists, researchers, and health practitioners to help healthcare practitioners like you gain a comprehensive scientific understanding of cannabis and how the plant interacts with the human body. You will learn the most recent scientific findings on cannabis and the evidence that supports its use as a legitimate medical treatment.

A Depth of Knowledge You Can't Find Anywhere Else

The Program Covers A Variety Of Topics, Including:

  • History of medical cannabis
  • Applications of CBD
  • Cannabis mechanisms of action
  • Cannabis strategies for different demographics & populations
  • The Endocannabinoid system
  • Side-effects and risks of consumption
  • Medical cannabis for different diseases and ailments
  • Cannabis research
  • Cannabis and Psychiatry
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Proper dosing
  • Legal implications for medical cannabis practitioners
  • Tracking cannabis use

The Medical Cannabis Program covers these topics in detail, taught by some of the world's leading cannabis professionals. Additionally, our experts will use their deep cannabis industry experience to impart valuable tips and guidance to help you flourish in this blossoming new industry in a variety of positions, including:

  • Medical Cannabis Doctor
  • Cannabis Researcher
  • Director of Production
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Medical Cannabis Certifying Physician
  • Medical Administrative Manager
  • Head Of Dispensary Operations
  • Clinic Manager
  • Pharmacy Consultant
  • Cannabis Sports Nutritionist
Complete The Course 100% Online, From Anywhere In The World!

The Program Includes:

Engaging Videos
Written Materials
Knowledge checks at the end of every module
Private forum for you to connect with other students
Downloadable references to keep and access on your phone
Official Green Flower Certificate
(once you pass the Exam)

You'll be contributing to one of the most meaningful & fastest-growing industries on the planet.

Cannabis has been successfully used to treat a variety of medical issues including pain, muscle spasms, insomnia, nausea from cancer and chemotherapy, seizures, inflammation, and loss of appetite. Currently, cannabis is cleared for medical use in 22 countries and 33 states in the US. This number is only going to grow as patient outcry for a safe alternative to prescription drugs increases.



Learn the facts about cannabis medicine so you can incorporate it into your practice.


Help your patients find relief without resorting to prescription drugs.


Give your students a clear understanding of the ways cannabis interacts with the body.


Dr. Michael Tagen

Dr. Michael Tagen

Cannabis Pharmacology Expert

David Bearman

David Bearman, MD

Certified Cannabinoid Medicine Specialist

David Bearman

Dr. Joseph Morgan

Cannabis Expert

Martha 'Muffy' Montemayor, CNC

Martha 'Muffy' Montemayor, CNC

Founder, Healthy Choices Unlimited

Dr. Jose Franceschini

Dr. Jose Franceschini

Cannabis Expert

Dr. Jack McCue

Dr. Jack McCue

Cannabis Expert

Ian Stewart

Ian Stewart

Chair of Wilson Elser Cannabis Law Practice

Joshua Wurzer

Joshua Wurzer

SC Labs Founder, Cannabis Scientist

Dr. Allan I. Frankel

Dr. Allan I. Frankel

Cannabis Expert

Amy Silverman, RN

Amy Silverman, RN

Cannabis Expert

Joseph Cohen, DO

Joseph Cohen, DO

Holos Health, Boulder, CO




Course Objectives:

  • Examine the earliest historical proof of medical cannabis in ancient civilizations
  • Identify reasons why the use of medicinal cannabis declined in the early 20th century
  • Explore significant scientific research on cannabis that occurred in the second half of the 20th century
  • Discuss the current resurgence of cannabis in medicine as it regains acceptance by mainstream society



Course Objectives:

  • Discuss a brief history of medical cannabis research to assess the safety and efficacy of cannabis as a medicine
  • Explore research on the endocannabinoid system (ECS) and the different cannabinoid receptors that promote therapeutic value
  • Examine cannabis related studies that explore the safety and dangers of prescription and illicit drug use
  • Review developments into the psychoactivity and psycho-toxicity of medicinal cannabis



Course Objectives:

  • Identify cannabis consumption methods and route of administration for medical patients
  • Analyze differences in onset and duration times depending on route of cannabis administration
  • Learn dosing and administration routes to optimize patient outcomes
  • Know how to advise patient care and counsel on how to self-titrate



Course Objectives:

  • Discuss the reliability of medical cannabis research to assess the safety and efficacy of cannabis as medicine
  • Examine evidence based medicine approaches that support the therapeutic use of cannabis
  • Recall state of the art research in cannabis compounds for treating various medical conditions
  • Review future developments into new ways to reshape the cannabis research landscape



Course Objectives:

  • Describe the pharmacological actions and therapeutic uses of cannabis and cannabinoids
  • Explore the pharmacodynamics of cannabis behind THC and cannabidiol as a treatment for multiple conditions
  • Examine the pharmacokinetics of CBD and the significance of dosing and routes of administration
  • Discuss the synergistic relationship between cannabinoids and terpenes



Course Objectives:

  • Discuss medical literature and statistical evidence between cannabis and mental health
  • Explore the safety and efficacy of cannabis in treating physical and mental health conditions
  • Analyze cannabis as a substitute for both prescription and other illicit drugs
  • Identify therapeutic benefits of cannabis use for symptoms associated with neurological disorders



Course Objectives:

  • Examine the relationship between exo-cannabinoids and endocannabinoids
  • Review addiction prevention and using cannabis as a narcotic replacement
  • Explore addiction treatment options using CBD and THC to treat patients
  • Discover best practices for using cannabis in the treatment of chronic pain, mood disorders, and narcotic use



Course Objectives:

  • Examine benefits of medicinal cannabis in the treatment of patients with Neurodegenerative Disorders
  • Describe the endocannabinoid system as our most important neural and immune regulator system
  • Explore cannabinoid compounds and the therapeutic benefit for treating symptoms in neurologic diseases
  • Discuss research about the beneficial effects of THC for treating symptoms of the underlying disease



Course Objectives:

  • Examine the health effects of cannabinoids and its effects on cancer
  • Review the treatment and prevention of cancer related symptoms
  • Explore questions and answers about using cannabis and cannabidiol
  • Discover best practices for the treatment of chronic pain and cancer

Everything You Can Expect When You Enroll Today:

  • Access to all Green Flower Medical Cannabis learning modules, each is filled with engaging videos and written materials created by the leading cannabis experts.
  • Quizzes at the end of every section to help you assess your knowledge and prepare for the final exam.
  • Green Flower Customer Support is ready to take care of you, while you complete your course or even after you are finished.
  • Interactive forum where you can connect and share knowledge with other professionals from around the world.
  • Downloadable references to keep and access anytime
  • Invitation to join Green Flower's online community, where we'll help you network with members of the cannabis industry and alert you to opportunities that fit your skill set.
  • Upon passing the final exam, you'll receive a Green Flower Certificate that acknowledges your accomplishment and your credibility to the cannabis industry.

Things to know before you enroll...

  • Average time of course: 45 hours
  • Time to complete course: 90 days
  • Extensions available if needed
  • 100% online. Learn anywhere!

Medical Certificate

You have 90 days to complete this program.



About Green Flower

The World's Top Cannabis Experts in One Place

The world's leading cannabis professionals teach our curriculum. The doctors, growers, thought leaders, scientists, and entrepreneurs that are shaping the future of cannabis will help you meet your learning goals.

The Freedom to Learn From Anywhere

Our programs are provided 100% online to give you the freedom to learn from anywhere on your own time.

Green Flower Community

Every student gets access to the Green Flower Community, where you can connect and share with others in the program.

Cost-Effective Industry Leading Training

Getting the training you need to succeed in the industry can be a considerable cost. Green Flower saves you money by providing comprehensive cannabis industry training online, for a fraction of the cost of traveling to training seminars or paying for private classes.

Industry Credibility

Green Flower training is utilized by many of the cannabis industry's most respected organizations. Earning a Green Flower Certificate will help to separate you from other potential hires, and be a testament to your dedication, knowledge, and credibility for your entire career.

No. This program is available to anyone.
Online courses comprised of engaging videos and written materials, knowledge checks at the end of every module to assimilate your learning, private forum for students to connect and provide support, downloadable references to keep and access on your phone, and your official Green Flower Medical Cannabis Certificate (once you pass the exam).
Yes. Green Flower Programs are 100% online and can be taken from anywhere in the world.
Whether you are looking to enter the cannabis industry, get hired by a cannabis company, invest in the cannabis market, win a cannabis license, become a more knowledgeable advocate, better serve the patients in your care, or contribute more deeply to your organization, getting a Green Flower Certificate will make you exponentially more confident, credible, and valuable to the cannabis industry today.
Enrollment for this program is $597 (USD). You will have 2 chances to pass the Certificate Exam with your tuition. $69 exam retakes after that. Exam fees are non-refundable.
Between watching the video content, reading the written material, taking the short quizzes, and studying for the exam, it will likely take you 40-45 hours to complete.
You'll need to achieve a grade of 80% on the Final Exam to pass the course and receive your Green Flower Medical Cannabis Certificate.
The Green Flower Medical Cannabis Exam is a comprehensive multiple choice exam administered online. A grade of 80% is required to pass. Enrollment allows two attempts to achieve a passing score. You will have 90 days to complete both the program and the final Exam. After 90 days, you will no longer have access to the program or testing materials. This is a closed book Exam. Upon Passing, you will receive your official Green Flower Medical Cannabis Certificate to hang on your wall and use for credibility and trust in the Industry.
You will have two chances to pass the final exam with enrollment. Retakes are $69 after that. You must achieve an 80% passing score to receive your Green Flower Certificate.
No, Green Flower is not an accredited school and doesn't plan to be. We produce trusted cannabis education led and validated by the world's top experts, and our Certificates are utilized by companies, associations, nonprofits, and governments around the world.
No, nothing will be mailed and no hard copy text will be assigned. There are materials in each course that you can download, print, and use at your convenience.
Absolutely! You can review any and all materialsas many times as you would like in the 90 days (30 for Sell-SMaRT) your program is open.
We understand that sometimes plans change. If you can no longer take the program, please email us no later than 7 days after purchase. We will be happy to refund your program fees (minus our processing cost of $40). No refunds will be given to cancellations made after 7 days of purchase.

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