The Association of Cannabinoid Specialists (ACS) has been ensuring the highest standards in the practice of cannabis medicine, safeguarding patient care with clinical best practices, and interfacing with other stakeholders in the cannabis community since 2018. 



ACS educational content is for healthcare providers, the cannabis industry, and policymakers.

Educational content is available in three forms: free to all, members only or on a custom project basis.




A true prescription allows physicians to present cannabis as an alternative solution aligned with their ethical duty.

Join us to advocate for allowing cannabis prescriptions and other policy changes.




As a member, you will be entitled to exclusive educational content and events.

Join us if you are a healthcare provider, a leader in the cannabis industry, or a policymaker.



Why Join ACS?


ACS is an international association of healthcare professionals on the forefront of cannabinoid medicine.  Founded by physicians, ACS is uniquely positioned to advocate for the highest standards in the practice of cannabis medicine, safeguard patient care.

We are an advocacy organization striving to provide guidance to law makers and regulators at every level of cannabis control. 

For all of ACS’ constituents, we provide evidence and experience-based education to support the premise that cannabis should be treated as a medicine and, therefore, patients and related laws and regulations need to be created, modified, and viewed differently than recreational-use laws and regulations.


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Become a Member of ACS


Becoming a member of the Association of Cannabinoid Specialists is a great investment for anyone looking to learn more about and advocate for medical cannabis as medicine.  With our members-only networking and educational offerings, as well as other excellent benefits, we invite you to join us as a member.





Our patients are our top priority.

ACS works to improve the lives of patients through cannabis medicine by advocating and educating.

If you're a patient looking for a trusted and knowledgeable medical cannabinoid specialist, we can help. 

Contact us here.






Don’t Smoke Your Medicine


Whether cannabis is used in a medical or recreational context, doing so in the safest manner possible is paramount.  While there is good evidence that smoking cannabis is less risky than tobacco (1), it likely still poses some risk.

Ask Us Anything: A Student Education Forum


On March 26, the Association of Cannabinoid Specialists (www.cannaspecialists.com) hosted an event in conjunction with the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.  The event was career focused and used an Ask Us Anything template with questions submitted by students prior to the event.

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