Medical marijuana and the developing role of the pharmacist.

  title={Medical marijuana and the developing role of the pharmacist.},
  author={Matthew J. Seamon and Jennifer A Fass and Maria Maniscalco-Feichtl and Nada A Abu-Shraie},
  journal={American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists},
  volume={64 10},
PURPOSE The pharmacology, therapeutic uses, safety, drug-drug interactions, and drug-disease interactions of medical marijuana are reviewed, and the legal issues related to its use and the implications of medical marijuana for the pharmacist are presented. SUMMARY Marijuana contains more than 460 active chemicals and over 60 unique cannabinoids. The legal landscape surrounding marijuana is surprisingly complex and unsettled. In the United States, 11 states and several municipalities have… CONTINUE READING