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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 …

A young British woman says she was laughed out of a pharmacy after presenting what she says was the first script in the UK for medicinal cannabis UK woman Carly …

Contraceptive pill refusal case divides Croatia; former US children’s hospital pharmacy director accused of US$4.4 million embezzlement; UK rules tighten on dispensing gluten-free food Zagreb, Croatia: The conscientious objection debate …

Pharmacists’ frontline role and clinical expertise makes them ideally placed to dispense medicinal cannabis and become a key partner in the patient journey For decades cannabis, or marijuana as it’s …

Debbie Rigby takes a look around at the latest in research news Patient-centered care interventions to reduce the inappropriate prescription and use of benzodiazepines and z-drugs A systematic review of …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Patient-centered care interventions to reduce the inappropriate prescription and use of benzodiazepines and z-drugs A systematic review of 20 studies has …

The Chemist Warehouse Group has aligned with Bod Australia to manage dispensing of cannabis in the chain’s 450 stores Bod is a provider of MediCabilis, a proprietary, pharmaceutical grade cannabis …

Royalties suit to go ahead in Canada; pharmacist blackmailed for dating site actions; few cannabis scripts expected in England Quebec, Canada: Quebec’s Superior Court has green-lighted a class action by …