The cannabis industry is a booming economic force across the nation as states increasingly legalize the sale of medical and/or recreational marijuana. It remains on the national Schedule I list of drugs that are not acceptable for legal sale. But what do healthcare providers really understand about the drug’s safety, risks, and benefits? Not enough, human research protection professionals say.
The majority of infection preventionists surveyed in a new study reported the lack of a strong “psychological safety” culture in their hospitals, meaning workers may be less likely to point out breaks in aseptic technique and other incidents that could undermine patient safety.