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Table 3 Barriers to including Medical Cannabis in Curricula (n = 10)

From: “Guarding their practice”: a descriptive study of Canadian nursing policies and education related to medical cannabis

ItemsFrequency (%)a
Lack of expertise on faculty5 (50.0)
Lack of evidence related to medical cannabis4 (40.0)
Not part of nurses’/advanced practice nurses’ scope of practice4 (40.0)
No space within the existing curriculum2 (20.0)
Concerns about the safety of medical cannabis3 (30.0)
Negative attitudes towards medical cannabis1 (10.0)
Medical cannabis education available elsewhere for nurses2 (20.0)
Other2 (20.0)
  1. aRespondents could select more than one option