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What do we do?

Education

Education of Medical Professionals and Public about Cannabis and its applications in various conditions

Advocacy

Advocate for laws that will benefit our patients’ rights to use Cannabis as medication and advocate for patients’ rights to choose Cannabis

Partnership

Partnership with other organizations which will further our missions

Charity

Charitable work including Uncle Grumpy’s Hemp for Hospice

National Advocacy

National Advocacy for removal of Cannabis from schedule 1, which will pave the way for more clinical studies right here in the U.S. with Cannabis

What do we do?

Education

Education of Medical Professionals and Public about Cannabis and its applications in various conditions

Advocacy

Advocate for laws that will benefit our patients’ rights to use Cannabis as medication and advocate for patients’ rights to choose Cannabis

Partnership

Partnership with other organizations which will further our missions

Charity

Charitable work including Uncle Grumpy’s Hemp for Hospice

National Advocacy

National Advocacy for removal of Cannabis from schedule 1, which will pave the way for more clinical studies right here in the U.S. with Cannabis

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OCNA Position Statment

The OCNA is committed to advocacy for the highest quality medication for all patients, especially [...]

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What are Cannabinoids and the Endocannabinoid System?

Cannabis (Marijuana) has been documented as medication since at least 2900 BC.  In the 1960’s, [...]

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A Letter From A Cannabis Nurse

Never in my wildest dreams would I have thought the two words “cannabis” and “nurse” [...]

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The Entourage Effect

Whole plant medication is superior than single agent cannabinoid medication as research has shown that the cannabinoids and terpenes work together and enhance each other for the desired or needed effect of the medication (i.e. pain control, anxiety reduction)

“It doesn’t have a high potential for abuse, and there are very legitimate medical applications. In fact, sometimes marijuana is the only thing that works… It is irresponsible not to provide the best care we can… …Care that could involve Marijuana.”

– Dr Sanjay Gupta, Neurosurgeon and CNN Medical Correspondent

 

“We as Nurses are Patient Advocates first and foremost. Next, we educate and provide comfort in whatever way we can offer, even if that means sitting in silence and holding a hand or standing up and challenging what is supposed to be a Superior” -Laura Bales, RN, Founder, Oklahoma Cannabis Nurses Association

– Genesis 1:29