37% of GPs surveyed believe that medical cannabis has the potential to reduce patient dependency on other medications.
An ‘early day motion’ is urging regulators to give GPs the same rights to prescribe as specialist doctors.
The Scottish cross-party group on medicinal cannabis highlighted the importance of educating doctors
The bill could see GPs permitted to prescribe unlicensed cannabis products.
The conference will allow GPs to gain an understanding of how they can get involved in prescribing.