BCCNP scope of practice info on cannabinoid prescribing
"Cannabis, its preparations, and derivatives a. Nurse practitioners do not prescribe or issue a medical document for fresh or dried marihuana or cannabis oil. Note: NPs have full prescribing authority for synthetic cannabinoids (e.g. nabilone). Nurse practitioners who prescribe synthetic cannabinoids must meet the BCCNP standards, limits and conditions for prescribing controlled drugs and substances."
For additional information, please also refer to the following clinical practice guideline from Canadian Family Physician