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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 …

Health professionals generally support the use of medicinal cannabis in practice, but say they lack knowledge around all aspects of the medicine, new research has found The data was published …

It’s been a busy week in pharmacy, as other health professionals continue to discuss the role of pharmacists GPs are still talking about the roles of pharmacists: this week Dr …

Louis Roller has the lowdown on medicinal cannabis Cannabis (Cannabis sativa and others) is a plant that contains over 500 natural components, of which some 80 are cannabinoids. The main …

Health Minister Greg Hunt has said that medicinal cannabis shouldn’t be seen in a “mythical, mystical” context, at the launch of a national advocacy body Mr Hunt launched the Medicinal …

The number of special access approvals has shot up by hundreds over the past few months The TGA has released its latest data on the use of unapproved medicinal cannabis …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Oral Anticoagulants and Proton Pump Inhibitor Cotherapy Among patients initiating oral anticoagulant treatment, incidence of hospitalization for upper gastrointestinal tract bleeding …