CRx MAGAZINE

    Current Issue

    Fall 2020


    Cover Story

    From A to ZZZZZZZ: Is Cannabis a Sleep Remedy?

    The jury is still out on whether cannabis contributes to a good night’s sleep.

    By Jamie Santa Cruz


    Feature

    Cannabis Use During Pregnancy

    Should expectant mothers use cannabis? It’s complicated.

    By Bonnie Johnson, MS, RDN, HCP


    Feature

    Cannabis for Autoimmune Disorders

    Alternative treatments are needed for these puzzling conditions that aren’t well addressed by conventional medicine. Can cannabis help?

    By Emily Kyle, MS, RDN, CDN, CLT, HCP


    Feature

    Polypharmacy

    More drugs means more risk. In some cases, swapping cannabis for other medications can help.

    By Mark D. Coggins, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP


    People

    Longtime Activist Alice O’Leary Randall on the Future of the Medical Cannabis Industry

    Cultivating a Course for Medical Cannabis Industry Growth.

    By Kathy Hardy


    Advocacy

    Veterans Support Cannabis for PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury

    Veterans Cannabis Project lobbies to change laws to make cannabis more accessible to veterans who need it.

    By Marilyn Fenichel


    Beyond the Smoke

    DIY Cannabis Infusions and Extractions

    How Your Patients Can Infuse the Three Most Popular At-Home Preparations.

    By Bonnie Johnson, MS, RDN, HCP, and Emily Kyle, MS, RDN, CDN, CLT, HCP


    Research

    The Future of CBD in Pharmaceuticals

    Research may lead to new uses for CBD, including the treatment of PTSD, inflammatory bowel disease, and stroke.

    By Lindsey Getz

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    Medical and Recreational Marijuana Use

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    Medical Cannabis — Continuing Controversy

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    By Mark D. Coggins, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP


    Ask the Expert

    How Does Medical Cannabis Help Parkinson’s Disease Patients?

    By Daniel P. Stein, MD

    The Buzz

    The Science of the Munchies

    By Marissa Fratoni, BSN-RN, LMT, RYT, INHC

    Clinical Matters

    Too Much of a Good Thing?

    By Katherine Golden, RN

    Practice Matters

    Considerations About Exploring a Cannabis Business

    By Lindsey Getz

    Law

    Key Legal Responsibilities for Cannabis Clinicians

    By Michele Deppe

    Social Media