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medicinal cannabis


Two drugs have been causing debate this week: cannabis and, predictably, codeine A group of doctors wrote to the Medical Journal of Australia on behalf of the Royal Australasian College …

Louis Roller takes a look at epilepsy, including a medicinal cannabis update Epilepsy is defined as a chronic seizure disorder, or group of disorders, characterised by seizures that usually recur …

The RACP has been criticised over its MJA article calling for caution with prescription cannabinoids A Sydney University academic has criticised an article published on behalf of the Royal Australasian …

Clinicians say they are cautious as demand for prescription cannabinoids outruns research on safety profile and effectiveness Doctors have written to the Medical Journal of Australia (MJA) on behalf of …

The Victorian Government has announced Australia’s first Medical Cannabis Industry Development Strategy The Andrews Labor Government has urged the Federal Government to PBS list medicinal cannabis products. “Victoria’s leadership has …

German pharmacist accused of selling cancer drugs with no active ingredient; decriminalisation of dispensing errors moves forward in UK; and more… Bottrop, Germany: A German pharmacist has faced court on …

A new way has opened up for pharmacists to order medicinal cannabis online CannabisAccess, a restricted access service portal that helps healthcare professionals navigate information and regulations surrounding medicinal cannabis …

Free drugs destroying pharmacy sector in Jamaica; pharmacist assaulted after patient death; US medicinal cannabis classes stopped over legal issues Jamaica: Journalist and pharmacy owner Milton Wray has condemned the …

First commercial harvest of medicinal cannabis on Aussie soil, which is set to be used by patients and for CSIRO research Melbourne-based company Cann Group has announced it has completed …

The TGA has criticised claims that red tape turns patients to black market cannabis And one medicinal cannabis stakeholder says that doctors are unready when it comes to prescribing the …

Trials of cannabis-derived medicines are hoped to have answers for cancer pain and nausea Medlab Clinical Limited has received Human Research Ethics Committee approvals to begin human trials of two …

Health Minister and doctors criticise Senate decision on medicinal cannabis Tuesday’s Senate vote on medicinal cannabis access removes safeguards against unsafe product imported from overseas, they warn. Health Minister Greg Hunt …