Become a Member of the Association of Cannabinoid Specialists

The Association of Cannabinoid Specialists is comprised of a diverse group of physicians and other clinicians who specialize in cannabis medicine. We provide ongoing, detailed care for patients with severe illness. We use evidence-based medicine and best practices to ensure our patients get the best they can from their treatment. We publish to extend both the art and science of cannabis medicine.

The Association of Cannabinoid Specialists ensures the highest standards in the practice of cannabis medicine, safeguards patient care with clinical best practices, and interfaces with other stakeholders in the cannabis community. Join us!

Want to learn more? Are you a student, recent graduate, or living in LATAM or Africa? Check out our FAQ below!



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Membership FAQ

As a member of the Association, we offer a variety of benefits including:


  • Access to a range of practical, clinical handbooks that answer basic how-to questions


  • Access to a online video tutorials on basic clinical subjects


  • Access to carefully curated members-only Clinical Reference Library



  • 20% Discounted pricing to Association of Cannabinoid Specialists medical cannabis educational courses, including our Comprehensive Medical Cannabis Video Course and accompanying Certification Exam


  • Monthly networking events and member pricing to all ACS Meetings and Events—both Live and Virtual

Yes!  If you want to receive our newsletter and information on items such as our courses, events, and more, you can simply subscribe to emails.

Yes! ACS has a robust student community and offers all of its benefits to full-time students for free.

To join or for more information, email [email protected].

Yes! ACS recognizes that recent graduates may just be starting their career, and we are proud to offer a discounted rate for recent graduate membership of $199, a 33% discount of our regular membership rate!

To join or for more information, email [email protected].

Yes! ACS welcomes members from around the globe, and prides itself on its growing international community. To combat the difference in currencies, we are proud to offer a discounted rate of $100 to our members from LATAM and Africa.

To join the Association of Cannabinoid Specialists, click here.

To renew your membership, click here.

Physicians and other clinicians need a voice in the discussion around laws and regulations of medical cannabis. The ACS is your voice:

  • On Capitol Hill


  • To your state legislature


  • To your medical societies


  • To your peers

The science and practice of cannabis medicine is rapidly evolving, with new discoveries that could change your practice on a daily basis. Keep up to date:

  • Basic cannabis science


  • Best practices


  • Political advances


  • How to interface with non-cannabinoid-specialist referring clinicians

Yes! There is strength in numbers. Connect with your peers who take patient care and cannabis medicine seriously. Advance your career:

  • Meeting key scientists on the forefront of discovery


  • Connect with like-minded physicians


  • Learn about new products or techniques to benefit your patients

Yes! As a 501c4 nonprofit, donations to ACS are tax deductible to the extent of the law.