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A joint effort: Cannabis update for pharmacists
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A joint effort: Cannabis update for pharmacists

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Mark Garofoli, PharmD, MBA, BCGP, CPE, CTTS, WVU School of Pharmacy, Morgantown, WV

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It’s natural! Yet, as with any substance, chemical, and medication on this planet, it comes with its own baggage. Hence the circular and polarized conversations emanating across our country and globe. Here we will clear the smoke by diving deeper into the weeds of all things cannabis and cannabinoids to immediately impact your patient care and communities.

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