Fall 2019

Publisher’s Note

October is generally when the annual outdoor cannabis crop is harvested, so it’s a fitting time to announce a new sprout on the cannabis scene and in our family of media resources: CRx magazine.

Great Valley Publishing Company reaches thousands of health care professionals each month through our health care brands and continuing education platforms. Many of these professionals, who treat an increasing number of individuals seeking relief from chronic pain, anxiety, depression, and various other conditions and diseases, are aware that cannabis may benefit their patients.

As a result, they are seeking reliable medical information about the plant’s therapeutic potential and how to incorporate it into their practices. However, dependable sources are not easy to come by.

With 30 years’ experience in health care publishing, we’re well positioned to address the information gap through this exciting and innovative new platform.

Published quarterly in print and digital formats, CRx is a vital resource addressing the full spectrum of issues related to the therapeutic use of cannabis, including hemp-derived CBD. Our journalists and cannabis practitioner authors report on the evidence base for medicinal use, problems and pitfalls, cultural and societal issues, innovation, advocacy, education, and more. They talk with industry leaders, scientists, and other experts to provide health care professionals with up-to-date news and information that will allow them to stay current in a rapidly evolving field and improve their knowledge of medicinal cannabis for confident patient care.

Our mission is to provide timely, essential content and practical recommendations to like-minded health and medical professionals who are including, or considering incorporating, cannabinoid products in their treatment plans. We know you’re out there—we see you, and we invite you to join the CRx community.

Start by subscribing free to receive our quarterly print issues. Make sure to stop by our website ( regularly, where we’ll publish exclusive online content, and join conversations on our social media pages. We’ll also begin distributing an e-Newsletter to subscribers before the end of 2019.

With CRx, we’re changing how health professionals learn about cannabinoid medicine and empowering them to practice it successfully.

We’re eager for your feedback and hope you’ll be an active member of this vibrant community.

Mara Honicker


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