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There is only weak evidence to support claims that medicinal cannabis reduces opioid-related deaths, says drug abuse expert A piece published in The Conversation has suggested that opioids can be …

Clinicians say they are cautious as demand for prescription cannabinoids outruns research on safety profile and effectiveness Doctors have written to the Medical Journal of Australia (MJA) on behalf of …

This week saw one of the most talked-about changes in pharmacy history finally take place: low-dose codeine is now Prescription Only The mainstream media reported extensively on the upschedule, with …

The pain relief gap left by codeine should be filled by cannabis, says libertarian Senator Liberal Democrats Senator David Leyonhjelm has called on the Federal Government to smooth the way …

FIP has released a new report outlining the value of involving pharmacists in reducing harm from drugs of abuse The new International Pharmaceutical Federation report describes harm reduction services such as …

Amendments to allow easier importing of medicinal cannabis go before Parliament as government tactics described as an “utter disgrace” The Federal Government’s decision to defy the Senate and continue to …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news  Aging and extrapulmonary effects of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease People with COPD experience a decline in functional status including …

Online tool brings the medicinal cannabis supply chain a step closer to the dispensary Pharmacists’ ability to dispense medicinal cannabis is moving another step closer with the launch of a …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news  Aging and extrapulmonary effects of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease People with COPD experience a decline in functional status including …

Banks close pot-selling pharmacies’ accounts; cough drop flavoured Kit Kats; pharmacy key in Scotland’s health strategy Uruguay: Pharmacies which are legally selling recreational marijuana under Uruguay’s new laws have found …

Whether helping smokers or those who use illicit drugs, pharmacists are at the coalface of harm minimisation, writes Angelo Pricolo Pharmacists are the most important and effective health professional in …

The TGA has criticised claims that red tape turns patients to black market cannabis And one medicinal cannabis stakeholder says that doctors are unready when it comes to prescribing the …