Educational pioneer, pharmacist, writer, and speaker Colleen Higgins, R.Ph. brings medical cannabis providers together with patients through education and product development to accelerate healing and build brand loyalty.
Knowledge empowers people to achieve great results
The U.S.Census Bureau reports that 20% of the population will be over the age of 65 by 2030. The senior population is the fastest growing group of marijuana users.
These patients typically live with more advanced pain and chronic disease, often treated by up to a dozen pharmaceutical medications.
Many of these drugs can be replaced
with the educated use of cannabis.
To expand medical cannabis understanding through education of patients and providers in order to create healing.
In the Cannabis Pharmacy: How to Use Medical Marijuana to Reduce or Replace Pharmaceutical Medications, pharmacist Colleen Higgins, R.Ph. uses her experience working in a cannabis dispensary to instruct readers as to the most comfortable and effective way to begin using medical cannabis therapy, either when inhaled, used sublingually or when taken as an edible.
Specific dosages of CBD, THC, and CBN are provided in order to help patents avoid over consumption while still achieving effective symptom management.
A full array of cannabis products typically found in a cannabis dispensary are discussed such as topical products, vaporizers (flower and oil), concentrates, tinctures, cannabis oils, RSO, micro-emulsions, and edibles.
Currently available pharmaceutical medications for conditions such as muscle pain, nerve pain, side effects from chemotherapy, fibromyalgia, sleep, migraines, gastrointestinal disease, Alzheimer’s disease, epilepsy, anxiety, depression, multiple sclerosis, and Parkinson’s disease are compared and contrasted with the evidence-based benefits offered by cannabis while taking into consideration drug interactions, side effects, safety, and costs.
If you’re sitting in front of a pile of pills feeling overwhelmed and dissatisfied, this comprehensive book will teach you about the science and healing powers of one of the oldest and safest natural medicines in the world.
Colleen Higgins, R.Ph. is an author, speaker, and consultant who educates patients and cannabis manufacturers on the most effective ways to deliver cannabis as a medicine to the patients who need it.
Colleen Higgins, R.Ph. has worked directly with patients in the role of pharmaceutical and cannabis distribution for over 25 years. She is certified in diabetes education (CDE), medication management (MTM) and as a Pain Management Specialty Pharmacist (PMSP).