(626) 744-3191

Monday - Friday 11AM - 5PM
Closed Saturday and Sunday

52 North Mentor Avenue
2nd Floor
Pasadena, CA​ 91106

Approved by the Department of Social Services (CDSS) to teach California Cannabis Regulations

Our Services and Courses

Tele-

Medicine

Physician Approval
On-Line

Approval Cost: $49

                  DAILY                     9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Joel M. Grisham, MD

Medical Cannabis Practitioner Certification Program

The Medical Cannabis Practitioner Program teaches individuals how they may provide medicinal cannabis services and products under California Senate Bill 94 Regulations.

The Medical Cannabis Practitioner Certification Program may be completed 

ON-LINE or ON-SITE. 

MCC Partner Program

Learn About the Benefits of Operating a Medical Cannabis Information & Resource Center in Your City

MCC Practitioner Consultation Via Tele-Medicine

HIPAA Complianct

Monday – Friday: 

11AM – 5PM

Consultations are provided at no cost by Practitioners who have completed the Medical Cannabis Caregivers Practitioners Certification Program. The MCC Practitioner Consultations enable Practitioners to gain clinical experience in providing information regarding dosage, ingestion methods, products and much more.

MCC Online Courses

This two (2) hour ON-LINE Course focuses on the Medical Cannabis “Retail License Exemption” granted to HCF Licensees under California Senate Bill 94.

The Course is approved by the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) and is offered under the CDSS Continuing Education Program for the Re-certification of Health Care Facility (HCF) Licensees and Administrators.   

MCC Onsite Courses

This four (4) hour ON-SITE Course focuses on the Medical Cannabis “Retail License Exemption” granted to HCF Licensees under California Senate Bill 94.

The Course is approved by the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) and is offered under the CDSS Continuing Education Program for the Re-certification of Health Care Facility (HCF) Licensees and Administrators. 

Under the current Senate Bill 94 Regulations, California residents may cultivate up to six (6) cannabis plants and may legally possess the quantity of product produced by their 6 plants.

The MCC live, six (6) plant cultivation class teaches a super easy indoor cultivation system that yields up to one (1) pound very 6 to 8 weeks.


MCC Overview

Our Mission

The MCC is a nonprofit organization founded in 2006 for the purpose of providing education and resources that support the advancement of healthcare services provided to patients who have a physician’s approval for the use of cannabis.

MCC Classes

The MCC is located at 52 North Mentor Avenue in Pasadena, California. Over 3,000 participants including physicians, patients, attorneys, dispensary operators, cultivators, law enforcement officers and municipal officials have attended classes and workshops provided by the MCC.

Medical Cannabis Information and Resource Center

Although many cities still have an Ordinance prohibiting a “retail license” for the sale of cannabis products, the Medical Cannabis “Information and Resource Center” is a viable option.

The Information and Resource Center can include a cannabis bookstore, cultivation classes, physician medical cannabis approvals, information services regarding the medicinal use of cannabinoids, the Department of Public Health ID Card Program and the SB 94 Regulatory Information.

The Information and Resource Center can be used to effectively generate community support for the City’s approval of a Medical Cannabis Retail License.

MCC Approved by California Department of Social Services (CDSS) to Teach SB 94 Regulations

January 2018 the CDSS approved the MCC to teach a course on Senate Bill 94 for Licensees of Health Care Facilities. The course is currently taught under the CDSS Continuing Education Program for the Re-certification of Health Care Facility Licensees and Administrators.

National Institute of Health (NIH) Cannabis Study

The MCC is represented on the Advisory Board for the National Institute of Health, 5-year, longitudinal study on the Use of Cannabis Among Young Adults in Los Angeles County.

Medical Cannabis Practitioner Program

In a clinical setting, program participants learn how to provide patient information regarding the medicinal use of cannabis, including product formulations, dosage and methods of ingestion.  

The MCC issues a certification that the participant has successfully completed twenty (20) hours of clinical training related to providing medicinal cannabis services and products under California’s Senate Bill 94 Regulations.

Tele-Health

MCC Practitioners use a HIPAA Compliant ON-LINE Tele-Health platform to assist non-ambulatory patients by providing the information that is needed in order to use cannabis effectively and safely as a complementary treatment option.

Physician Orientation

The MCC Physician Orientation is an on-line class for physicians who approve a patient’s use of cannabis.

The Orientation focuses on compliance under federal law and Medical Board guidelines, including liability issues related to the approval of a patient’s use of cannabis.

Patient Cultivation Workshop

Under Senate Bill 94, California residents are permitted to cultivate up to six (6) plants.  The MCC Cultivation Workshop uses live plants to teach participants how to produce up to 1 pound of cannabis every 6-8 weeks.

The cultivation system is in-door and easy to learn. The MCC has taught the Cultivation Workshop since 2011.

Clean Green Organic Certification Program

The Clean Green Program, founded by Chris Van Hook a USDA Organic Certifier, is based on the USDA Organic Program. The MCC 6-Plant In-door Cultivation System is Clean Green Certified.

DJ Short Genetics

In association with DJ Short, the MCC initiated the “Blueberry Project” for the purpose of identifying the genome for an optimum phenotype and standardizing the key genetic markers in a pharmaceutical grade product.

MCC

The MCC was established in 2006 for the purpose of providing an educational program to support the advancement of healthcare services provided under State approved Medical Marijuana Programs.

(626) 744-3191

52 North Mentor Avenue
Second Floor
Pasadena, CA 91106

Operating Hours
11AM to 5PM Monday – Friday
Closed Saturday and Sunday

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