Medical Cannabis: Doctor Discussion Guide

Talking to your doctor about medical cannabis can be intimidating. However an open, honest and meaningful discussion can be the catalyst to helping you better manage your condition. Remember, your doctor is there to help you achieve the best treatment results, which means addressing your concerns and creating a treatment plan tailored to your needs.

This Doctor Discussion Guide will help lead you through questions you may want to ask your doctor, with the goal of helping you choose a medical cannabis product that meets your unique needs and preferences. Simply answer the questions and then use the button at the bottom of the screen to print your results. Alternatively, you can show your results on your mobile device during your visit to the doctor’s office.

Section 1 – Medical cannabis and my current treatment

Start off the discussion with these general questions that will help you understand the role of medical cannabis in your treatment.

Check off any of the following statements that you’d like to ask. If you have a question not listed here, add it under "Other."

Section 2 – My concerns about cannabis

A complete discussion should always address any uncertainties so that you feel informed about your choices.

Check off any concerns that you may have about cannabis treatment.

Section 3 – My treatment preferences

Finally, it’s necessary for your doctor to know what is important to you when selecting the medical cannabis product.

Select the following by answering the question: “it is important to me that the product be…”:

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