Medical Cannabis

PPSI to Hold Cannabis Symposium at NCPA Convention

2019-08-07T14:38:34-05:00August 7th, 2019|Marijuana, Medical Cannabis|

Headed to the NCPA 2019 Annual Convention & Expo? Cannabis and the Role of the Pharmacist Plan to Attend the PPSI Breakfast Symposium 4.0 CE hrs Saturday, October 26, 2019 7 a.m. - 12:30 p.m Marriott Marquis San Diego Salon C Ballroom Registration Fees: FREE for PPSI Supporters $299 - Healthcare Professional $50 - [...]

On-Demand CE: CBD Update–Having the Facts To Answer Your Patient’s Questions

2019-05-01T14:31:56-05:00May 1st, 2019|Medical Cannabis|

CBD Update: Having the Facts To Answer Your Patient's Questions NOW ON-DEMAND $50 for ACA, ACVP, or PPSI Members, $25 for Student & Technician Members; $75 for non-members Recently, it has become almost impossible to pick-up the newspaper or watch the evening news without seeing a story, advertisement, or a "medical professional" [...]

27th Annual William R. Bacon Memorial Breakfast & Public Health Town Hall Meeting at CPhA’s Western Pharmacy Exchange in Los Angeles, April 14

2019-03-12T08:49:53-05:00March 12th, 2019|Hepatitis C, Medical Cannabis, Pharmacist Training, Pharmacists, Prescription Drug Errors, Womens Health|

Public Health Town Hall & Breakfast Pharmacists Planning Service, Inc. (PPSI) and ACA Foundation (ACA), in conjunction with California Pharmacists Association (CPhA), Pharmacy Defense Fund (PDF), and Independent Pharmacists Association (IPA) Present the 27th Annual William R. Bacon Memorial Breakfast & Public Health Town Hall Meeting Sunday, April 14, 2019 7:00 AM - [...]

Marin Marijuana Legalization is Corporatization of Cannabis

2017-02-16T00:12:11-06:00February 16th, 2017|Marijuana, Medical Cannabis| Don Carney says he prefers to call the legalization of marijuana the “corporatization” of cannabis. That’s because, as laws are relaxed and it becomes more readily available, the active ingredient — tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC — is working its way into all kinds of consumer products, says Carney, director of restorative services and the Marin [...]

Pharmacists Rank Second Again Among Gallup’s Most Trusted Professionals

2016-11-21T19:11:07-06:00November 21st, 2016|Acute Care, ADD/ADHD, Administration/Management, Adverse Drug Reactions, AIDS / HIV, Allergies, Alternative Medicine, Alzheimers/Dementia, Asthma, Compliance, Compounding, COPD, Cultural Diversity, Depression/Bipolar, Diabetes, Dyslipidemia / Cholesterol, E-Prescribing, Endocrinology, Ethics, Hepatitis C, HIPAA, Hypertension / Blood Pressure, Immunizations, Infertility, Marijuana, Marijuana Legalization, Medical Cannabis, Medication Safety, Men's Health, Mental Health, Naloxone, Nutrition, Obesity / Weight management, Opioid Epidemic, Opioid Safety, Pain Management, Pallative Care / Hospice, Pharmaceutical TakeBack, Pharmacist Training, Pharmacists, Pharmacy Law, Preceptor/Mentor Training, Prescription Cost, Prescription Drug Errors, Preventative Care, Provider Status, Public/Community Health, Regulatory Issues, Rheumatology, Risk Management, Smoking Cessation, Sports Medicine, STD's, Substance Abuse, Technology, Telemedicine / Telepharmacy, USP 795, USP 797, USP 800, Veterinary Pharmacy - Exotics, Veterinary Pharmacy - Large Animals, Veterinary Pharmacy - Small Animals, Womens Health|

Top-three recognition for 14th straight year shows importance of pursuing a pro-pharmacy, pro-patient policy agenda, NACDS says 12.21.2016 "The takeaway for policymakers is that the pharmacist-patient relationship has tremendous potential to do even more to improve patient health and well-being, along with the overall quality and affordability of healthcare." click here to read the story 

First pre-regulatory stakeholder meetings w/ Bureau of Medical Cannabis Regulation-Sept & Oct

2016-09-12T19:03:12-05:00September 12th, 2016|Medical Cannabis, Pharmacists|

The Bureau of Medical Cannabis Regulation (BMCR) and Office of Medical Cannabis Safety (OMCS) will be holding their first pre-regulatory stakeholder meetings this September and October. Discussing issues related to general licensing requirements, and specific concepts related to the regulation of medical cannabis dispensaries, distributors, manufacturers, testing laboratories and transporters. Please join us for one of [...]

Office of Medical Cannabis Safety-SAVE THE DATE! Pre-Regulatory Meetings.

2016-08-26T03:01:56-05:00August 26th, 2016|Medical Cannabis, Pharmacists|

PPSI would like to testify in Santa Rosa on September 22, from 2-3 PM PPSI would like to testify on determining standards for packaging, labeling, dosing, potency of medical cannabis, produced as medicine, food, botanical and edibles, labeling, dosing, package contents, public health safety warnings, safety standards, cautions and public;  (to mental and physical health [...]

5 reasons marijuana is not medicine

2016-05-05T02:17:43-05:00May 5th, 2016|Medical Cannabis|

5 reasons marijuana is not medicine By Bertha Madras April 29 at 12:14 PM    Harvard Medical School   Each week, In Theory takes on a big idea in the news and explores it from a range of perspectives. This week, we’re talking about drug scheduling. Need a primer? Catch up here. Bertha Madras is a professor of psychobiology at [...]

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