Associate Professor University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, United States
Leah Sera, PharmD, MA: No financial relationships to disclose
More than 50 million people in the US report using cannabis. With increasing legislative approval, pharmacists should be equipped to respond to patients considering the use of cannabis as more and more questions come. Prepare yourself to give the right answers by attending this evidence-based discussion of benefits, risks, and actions you should take as a pharmacist.
Distinguish the types of cannabis available to patients.
Interpret clinical studies discussing the efficacy of cannabis for treating various syndromes.
Discuss safety concerns with medical cannabis, including adverse effects, drug-drug and drug-disease interactions.
Describe actions that should be facilitated by pharmacists to improve patient safety and provide effective counseling for patients using cannabis.