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Stakeholders have welcomed an interim TGA decision to downschedule low-dose cannabidiol to S3 – but the peak pharmacist body warns that evidence and therapeutic purpose are key The TGA has …

The proportion of people using codeine for non-medical purposes has halved since 2016 and this is likely due to its upscheduling, according to the latest National Drug Strategy Household Survey …

Queenslanders will now have improved access to oral contraceptives and medicinal cannabis following legislative amendments made by the Queensland Government, says one pharmacy stakeholder While women have been able to …

COVID-19 once again dominated the headlines this week, though it was also a time to look back at past tragedies, recent and more distant Pharmacists are being urged to download …

As new laws regarding the prescribing, dispensing and cultivation of medicinal cannabis come into play, pharmacists have an essential role in ensuring patients receive the right advice Since legislative changes …

‘In terms of Australia, there are mistakes that can be learnt from Canada’: we speak with an expert about the clinical use of medicinal cannabis Medicinal cannabis is a burgeoning …

Doctors are still having a go at pharmacy, health ministers have made important announcements and complaints have been under the spotlight this week… Doctors continue to take aim at pharmacy, …

Government to invest $3 million to examine the benefits of medicinal cannabis for management of pain, symptoms and side effects in cancer patients The Federal Government is investing $3 million …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Omega-3 Fatty Acids for the Management of Hypertriglyceridemia The American Heart Association has released an update on the role of omega-3 …

People who use cannabis, both medical or otherwise, are at increased risk of prescription opioid misuse – but medical cannabis users are not at higher risk of disorder A study …

For the first time, Australia is getting industry awards “to honour Australian cannabis and hemp pioneers” With recent provisions for access to medical cannabis and hemp in Australia, the inaugural …

If you want an easily accessible and entertaining way to listen to discussion on key pharmacy issues, check out the AJP podcast series We have already published six episodes in …