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Could pharmacies dispense ecstasy and recreational cannabis in the future? One stakeholder believes they should But it’s not about “green-lighting” recreational drug use, says Matt Noffs, CEO of the Ted …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Cannabidiol for treating drug-resistant epilepsy in children In this small trial of 39 children in NSW with drug-resistant epilepsy and uncountable …

Governments must work more with pharmacists on providing harm reduction services, says FIP Pharmacists must be fully involved in the development of any policies regarding medical or recreational cannabis, the …

Pharmacy threatened with fine over direct-to-consumer cannabis advertising; defendant in fungal meningitis case pleads guilty; body of missing pharmacy graduate identified Turku, Finland: The Finland Medicines Agency (Fimea) is threatening …

A survey has looked into how Australians use illicit cannabis to treat health conditions Australians who use illicit cannabis for medical reasons do so mainly to treat mental health issues, …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  A Pharmacist’s Review of Asthma Asthma is a lifelong respiratory disease that calls for proper pharmacotherapy, patient counselling, and an action …

A new study of 1500 participants, recruited through Australian community pharmacies, has found cannabis may not necessarily be a panacea for pain Cannabis has been heralded as a potential alternative …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Therapeutic effects of Cannabis and cannabinoids This comprehensive review of recent medical literature concludes that there is conclusive or substantial evidence …

Greens Senator Richard Di Natale has referred to independent costings that show billions in potential income from legalising the drug Greens leader Senator Di Natale has declared that legalising cannabis …

Health minister Greg Hunt has slapped down the Greens’ proposal to legalise recreational cannabis as “dangerous and medically irresponsible” This week Greens leader Richard Di Natale announced the party’s plan …

New US research shows cannabis laws are associated with a significantly lower rate of opioid prescribing A cross-sectional study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA Internal …

The RACGP has called for an end to what it calls “the highly bureaucratic, time-consuming and expensive process for prescribing medicinal cannabis products” RACGP President Dr Bastian Seidel says a …