CRx MAGAZINE

    Current Issue

    Spring 2020


    Cover Story

    Cannabis and Pediatric Epilepsy

    For a subgroup of young patients, cannabis is a lifesaver.

    By Mark D. Coggins, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP


    Feature

    Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome

    Clinicians and patients must be aware of a rare consequence of chronic cannabis use.

    By Bonnie Johnson, MS, RDN, HCP


    Feature

    Cannabis and Sex

    Does it help, does it hurt, or is it a mixed bag?

    By Jamie Santa Cruz


    Feature

    Inflammatory Bowel Disease — Indications for Cannabis Use

    Medical cannabis holds promise for treating IBD.

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


    End-of-Life Care

    Dying With Dignity and Comfort

    The principal goal of palliative care is to reduce suffering experienced by patients who are at or near end of life.

    By Ryan D. Zaklin, MD, MA, PC; Meghan Clements, FNP-BC; and Marissa Fratoni, BSN-RN, LMT, RYT, INHC


    People

    Montel Williams — Patient, Advocate, and Cannabis Company Founder

    Emmy Award–winning talk show host Montel Williams often explored the topic of multiple sclerosis (MS) during his 17 years on television. It’s a topic he knows well, having lived with the disease for two decades.

    By Michele Deppe


    Technology

    Strainprint Brings Analytics to Medical Cannabis Marketplace

    App Allows Users to Create a Mobile Journal of Cannabis Use Data.

    By Kathy Hardy


    Advocacy

    Making Amends — Cage-Free Cannabis Strives to Right the Wrongs of the War on Drugs

    Counseling, expungement efforts, and bringing Black and Brown people into the cannabis marketplace are a few of the organization’s goals.

    By Marilyn Fenichel

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    Cannabis Use for Treating Disease

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    By Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RDN


    Medical and Recreational Marijuana Use

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    Medical Cannabis — Continuing Controversy

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    By Mark D. Coggins, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP


    COVID-19

    Telemedicine and Cannabis — Can Telehealth Bridge a Gap?

    By Lindsey Getz

    Pharmacology

    CBD Brings Positive Outlook to Negative Effects of THC

    By Kathy Hardy

    Research

    The Role of Cannabis in Brain Health

    By Maura Keller

    The Lowdown

    Cannabis and COVID-19 Risk

    By Jennifer Van Pelt, MA

    Beyond the Smoke

    Transdermal Patches Offer New Path to Cannabinoid Delivery

    By Bonnie Johnson, MS, RDN, HCP

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