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medicinal cannabis


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 …

In the latest AJP podcast, Carlene McMaugh talks to pharmacy opinion leaders on the controversial, emerging therapeutic option of medicinal cannabis In this episode, speakers including Sam Kaitanpaa, Jacinta Johnson, …

Debbie Rigby looks at the latest in research news  Dilemmas and New Paradigms in Asthma Management The goal of asthma treatment is to achieve optimal control, ie, minimizing symptoms and …

Pharmacists shouldn’t be “prescription police;” confusion reigns in Arkansas; too much red tape in Ireland UK: Pharmacists should not be the “prescription police,” the chair of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Relationship of inhaled long-acting bronchodilators with cardiovascular outcomes among patients with stable COPD A meta-analysis and systematic review of 43 randomized …