Calls for RACGP to review CPD points for cannabis event

Several speakers have 'fringe views', says Friends of Science in Medicine


The RACGP is being urged to review its decision to award 40 CPD points to a cannabis education event headlined by a US doctor who uses the drug to treat cancer.


Friends of Science in Medicine says the CPD accreditation of ‘Essentials of Medicinal Cannabis: What Practitioners Need to Know’ should be challenged because of the “fringe views” held by a number of members on its speaking list.

The $880 two-day course, which was presented in Melbourne earlier this year and is set to hit Sydney in September, is the first CPD-endorsed event on