CRx MAGAZINE

Current Issue

Fall 2019


Cover Story

Easing Endometriosis

Endometriosis can have a devastating impact on women, resulting in infertility and intractable pain. Emerging research points to cannabis as a therapy for endometriosis and many other inflammatory conditions.

By Leslie Apgar, M.D., FACOG


Feature

Cannabis: A Silver Bullet for the Opioid Crisis?

There’s hope that cannabis can substitute for opiate-based drugs and provide effective, long-term analgesia for chronic pain without creating a risk of overdose, but the research is unclear.

By Jamie Santa Cruz


Feature

Inflammation: Taming the Burn

Inflammation is a culprit in many chronic diseases, including arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, and multiple sclerosis. Research and clinical experience suggest that cannabis can help put out the fire.

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


Feature

24/7 Relief: Sustained-Release Cannabis Formulations

New delivery methods promise reduced dosing frequency, increased compliance, and around-the-clock benefits for patients suffering from chronic conditions.

By Mark D. Mark Coggins, PharmD, CGP, FASCP


Departments

Publisher’s Note

Sidebar

Cannabis Stymies Sedation

The Buzz

The Art of Cannabis — Weedmaps Museum of Weed

Advocacy

Americans for Safe Access

People

Consultant Emma Chasen Educates and Inspires

The Learning Curve

Not-So-Standard Education for Budtenders

Sports

The-Role of Cannabis in Athletics

Innovation

It’s All in the Genes

Society

Barriers to Access

News Brief

Investigating Lung Injury Associated With E-Cigarettes and Vaping

In Print

Higher Etiquette

Datebook

Events



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