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medicinal cannabis


Opioids are still in the news, as methadone patients are vilified in the press and pharmacists respond to accusations of price gouging The Pharmacy Guild‘s Anthony Tassone says he has …

The NSW Government has simplified access to medicinal cannabis by introducing a single application process NSW Minister for Health Brad Hazzard and Federal counterpart Greg Hunt have announced that the …

There is only weak evidence to support claims that medicinal cannabis reduces opioid-related deaths, says drug abuse expert A piece published in The Conversation has suggested that opioids can be …

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 …