Registered by NY State For Medical Cannabis / Marijuana

Mary Clifton, M.D. is a board-certified, licensed, internal medicine doctor. She is a recognized expert in CBD and Cannabis and the founder of and the highly respected professional certification course, “The Cannabinoid Protocol”.  She provides specialized consultation on patient and provider education, telemedicine and cannabinoids, and has worked with several pharmaceutical, CBD and cannabis corporations on areas of product development, speakers bureau, spokesperson, telemedicine, medical and scientific directorship.

Dr. Clifton is the bestselling author of “The Grass Is Greener: Medical Marijuana, THC & CBD OIL: Reversing Chronic Pain, Inflammation and Disease” and “Get Waisted”, as well as five companion cookbooks.   She speaks at major cannabinoid events around the world, including Africa, Europe and Asia.  

Dr. Clifton is passionate about innovation and patient empowerment. Her complimentary video library is available at no cost to help patients use cannabinoids safely and effectively for medical and recreational purposes.  Her training tools teach healthcare providers and experts how to provide guidance and recommendations for their patients and clients. 

Dr. Clifton is also a leading voice in telemedicine for bridging the gap in healthcare availability and affordability for acute care, long-term wellness and disability. She works in telemedical cannabinoid consultation and helps companies find telemedical solutions for their platforms and regularly sees patients from around the world on telemedicine platforms.

Dr. Clifton graduated magna cum laude from Michigan State University and attended medical school among the top primary care physicians at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine with high honor designations in internal medicine, family practice, pediatrics and obstetrics/gynecology.  She was elected to join the phi beta kappa honor society. She completed her internship and residency at MSU affiliated Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids, Michigan and served on the medical school’s alumni board for 8 years. She has received research grants from BCBS of Michigan and is published in healthy lifestyle and diet.  

Outside of the office, she lives with her dog Squeaker and enjoys frequent travel, flavorful food and rigorous yoga.   She visits her two daughters frequently at their homes in Tennessee and Michigan. You can follow her online here:

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