CRx MAGAZINE
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

    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


    People

    Consultant Emma Chasen Educates and Inspires

    Here she offers tips to clinicians about incorporating cannabis into treatment and examines their role in the evolution of the industry.

    By MICHELE DEPPE


    Advocacy

    Americans for Safe Access

    In the not-so-distant past, the use of medical cannabis was not only socially unacceptable but also thoroughly illegal. In those early days, the need for patient advocacy was vital, and Americans for Safe Access (ASA) was among the most outspoken advocates.

    By LINDSEY GETZ


    Sports

    The Role of Cannabis in Athletics

    Athletes increasingly are curious or enthused about cannabis use, but what does it offer them?

    By JENNIFER VAN PELT


    In Print

    Higher Ettiquette

    Between nuggets of advice about how to behave in social situations involving cannabis, a descendant of America’s consummate expert on good manners slips in a surprisingly useful guide to all things cannabis for newbies and seasoned users alike.

    By KATE JACKSON

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