Cannabis and Pregnancy; Is it Harmful?
Introduction Since the legalization of recreational cannabis in Canada and several US States, it’s use in pregnancy has increased. In the US its estimated cannabis use during p
Therapeutic Value of Cannabis Terpenes
Introduction The therapeutic value of cannabis is becoming more understood by healthcare professionals as research is continually published. However, one area of cannabis that is
Cannabis and Psychosis – What you should know
The Author’s Background I am a psychiatric pharmacist that works in the emergency department of one of the largest mental health hospitals in North America. I work extensively wi
Cannabis Creams – Do They Work?
Cannabinoid topicals are an exciting area of cannabis treatment that is gaining a lot of interest. Many patients find topicals to be less intimidating compared to inhaling or ing
Can Cannabis Cause Psychosis? Thoughts of a Psychiatric Pharmacist
(Update) For the latest and most robust blog on this topic check out: Cannabis and Psychosis – What you should know Cannabis induced psychosis is a volatile topic on the inte
Brilliant, Benign or Bust: What is CBD and is it useful medicinally?
CBD (cannabidiol) has taken more of the cannabis spotlight as it has gained popularity among patients for its therapeutic potential and minimal side effects. CBD is an isolated c
The Good Ol’ Reliable: How Vape Pens Compare to Traditional Cannabis Vaporizers
Vape pens have been getting a lot of negative press recently due to reports of these devices causing lung damage, hospitalizations, and death. The issue is that vape pens can be co
Recreational Cannabis – No Prescription Necessary
Cannabis is a complicated and evolving topic in the medical community. Its fundamentally different than traditional prescription therapy since it can be used medicinally and recr
Medical Cannabis – Assurance of Insurance
It’s not surprising to see prescription cannabis consumption decline with the emergence of recreational cannabis. A recent report from Health Canada showed that monthly sales of