CRx MAGAZINE

    Current Issue

    Summer 2021


    Cover Story

    Treating Glaucoma

    Cannabis offers promise, but not without risk.

    By Mark D. Coggins, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP


    Feature

    Chronic Pelvic Pain — Another Option for a Confounding Problem

    Is cannabis another option for this confounding problem?

    By Jennifer Lutz


    Feature

    Cannabinoids in Dermatology

    Cannabis may improve a variety of conditions, from acne to skin cancer.

    By Michele Deppe


    Feature

    Cannabis & Thyroid Health

    The evidence is limited.

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


    Basics

    THCP — Shedding Light on a Lesser-Known Cannabinoid

    It’s been more than 50 years since the discovery of THC. Since then, more than 150 phytocannabinoids have been identified in nature, with nearly 90 of them originating from the cannabis plant.

    By Codi Peterson, PharmD, and Joseph Friedman, RPh, MBA


    Neurology

    Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

    The Potential Benefits of Cannabis for a Disease With Many Physiological Processes.

    By Jennifer Lutz


    Pain

    Cannabis Withdrawal Syndrome

    A Consequence for Some Patients Using Cannabis for Pain Management.

    By Sandeep Kaur Dhillon, MS, RDN


    Ask the Expert

    Cannabinoid Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis

    Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease that affects nearly 3 million people around the globe.1 In MS, the immune system attacks itself, creating a cascade of inflammation that causes nerve breakdown.

    By Elisabeth Mack, RN, BSN, BA, MBA

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