The first study medical competency study of physicians-in-training during the legalized marijuana era has found that doctors have a poor understanding of cannabis pharmacology.

The study, presented at the 2017 Annual CHEST Meeting in Toronto, ON, Canada, assessed the preparedness of resident physicians in the New Jersey medical cannabis program.

Researchers from Saint Peter’s University Hospital (SPUH) in Jersey City NJ, and Rutgers Robert Woods Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, NJ, set preparedness primary objectives for the resident physicians in terms of understanding the state’s cannabis program regulations, and an evaluated level of comfort in counseling patients on cannabis products.

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Kevin Kunzmann ~ MDMag.com via 420Intel.com

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