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The world of medicinal cannabis is changing at a rapid rate as new evidence and guidelines come to the fore. However, there remains little evidence on the pharmacological action of cannabis as both a drug and a medicinal product. Join Associate Professor Louis Roller as he delivers this comprehensive and informative presentation on the mysterious world of medicinal cannabis.


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Associate Professor Louis Roller has been an academic at the Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Monash University for over 50 years. He was on the Pharmacy Board of Victoria for 22 years and has significantly contributed to many editions of various pharmaceutical compendia, including the Therapeutic Guidelines, particularly the Antibiotic Guidelines. He is the author of hundreds of scientific and professional articles and has a passion for evidence-based knowledge. He lectures to pharmacists, medical practitioners, nurses, podiatrists, and optometrists on a variety of therapeutic topics, particularly antibiotics, as well as giving many talks to the University of the Third Age on various medication-related issues. As at the end of April, he had delivered 42 talks to U3A Stonnington and an equivalent number to other U3A groups. With Dr Jenny Gowan, over the last 20 years, he has written articles on disease state management in the Australian Journal of Pharmacy. In 2012, he was made a life member of the Australasian Pharmaceutical Sciences Association and, in 2014, he was awarded the life-long achievement award of the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia.


4 Total Rating(s)
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Roger Horsley
10 Jul 2018


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Diane Robson
31 May 2018

So interesting and positive as people have nothing left until this was offered

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Judith Alcock
19 May 2018

Very factual and well presented topic with a great deal of information.

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07 May 2018

Informative session

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Karen Pitt-Adams
07 Apr 2018

Very difficult to completely understand all the interacting components

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Marie-Therese Shields
03 Oct 2017

This. Resource provided me with a thought and detailed understanding of the topic supported by evidence.

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Published23 August 2017
Expires19 July 2018
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