Trace the history of cannabis use in medicine for the treatment and management of illness via nursing scholarly journal articles. Examine your sources for the following information below and describe the following:
1. Who are the stakeholders both in support of and in opposition to medicinal cannabis use?
2. What does current medical/nursing research say regarding the increasing use of medicinal cannabis?
3. What are the policy, legal and future practice implications based on the current prescribed rate of cannabis?
Attached below is an additional resource that details current state medical marijuana laws:
National Conference of State Legislatures- State Medical Marijuana Laws: http://www.ncsl.org/research/health/state-medical-marijuana-laws.aspx Assume that you have been invited to your state (IL) board of nursing or state nurses’ association meeting to brainstorm health policy issues. Identify an issue that you would bring before this meeting. What resources would you use? What communication techniques would you use? What agenda would you put forth? What skills are required of you as an advance practice nurse at this meeting?