TABLE 2

Knowledge of MM Regulations

All Providers (N = 288)Providers Legally ETC for MM (n = 96)Providers n-ETC for MM (n = 192)P
Frequency Correct% Correct (95% CI)Frequency Correct% Correct (95% CI)Frequency Correct% Correct (95% CI)
My state has legalized MM. (Correct answer: True for all states)245 of 28586 (81–90)85 of 9589 (81–95)160 of 19084 (79–89).28
Which of the following is false in Illinois? (Only false statement: Illinois state MM laws protect against arrest)0 of 410 (0–9)0 of 80 (0–32)0 of 330 (0–10)1
Which of the following is false in Massachusetts? (Only false statement: Providers need to write a prescription for MM)9 of 1277 (3–13)7 of 4615 (6–29)2 of 812 (0–9).011
Which of the following is false in Washington? (Only false statement: A registration identification card is required to obtain MM)5 of 1144 (1–10)1 of 412 (0–13)4 of 735 (2–13).65
Combined response to state-specific questions across all 3 states14 of 2825 (3–8)8 of 958 (4–16)6 of 1873 (1–7).08
Marijuana is considered a controlled substance by the FDA. (Correct answer: True)217 of 28576 (71–81)71 of 9575 (65–83)146 of 19077 (70–83).77
MM may be used to treat all the following symptoms, except what? (Correct answer: Constipation)219 of 28677 (71–81)66 of 9569 (59–79)153 of 19180 (74–86).054
MM is against federal laws. (Correct answer: True)165 of 28159 (53–65)70 of 9375 (65–84)95 of 18851 (43–58)<.0001