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medicinal cannabis


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 …

Cannabis-based medicines should be used carefully until more evidence is accumulated, a drug expert has cautioned Professor Wayne Hall, from the University of Queensland’s Centre for Youth Substance Abuse Research, …

A survey has looked into how Australians use illicit cannabis to treat health conditions Australians who use illicit cannabis for medical reasons do so mainly to treat mental health issues, …

An Australian trial of 40 children with hard-to-treat epilepsy shows that cannabidiol may have some positive effects with a manageable side effect profile The research, published in the Medical Journal …

Clinical trials of cannabis sublingual wafers begin this week after approval by the TGA A clinical trial of a unique ‘cannabis wafer product’ has been approved by the TGA, with …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Effect of cannabis use in people with chronic non-cancer pain prescribed opioids Findings from a 4 year prospective Australian …

US-based companies have been illegally exporting cannabidiol and hemp products to people in Australia without import permission, the TGA warns The TGA says it is aware of “false and misleading” …

The Turnbull Government’s proposal to allow easier access to medicinal cannabis products will improve Australian patients’ quality of life, says the RACGP RACGP President Dr Bastian Seidel said the proposed …