Coconino County, UA pharmacists to study medical pot

2013-05-07T12:03:00Z Coconino County, UA pharmacists to study medical potCYNDY COLE Sun staff reporter Arizona Daily Sun
May 07, 2013 12:03 pm  • 

What’s a good amount when physicians recommend patients eat or drink marijuana for medical reasons?

That’s a question Coconino County health department officials are joining with pharmacists in Tucson to attempt to answer, in response to edible marijuana becoming more widely available to patients with physician recommendations for medical pot.

Coconino County’s health department plans to start a study with the University of Arizona’s College of Pharmacy to attempt to set guidelines for keeping contaminants out of such food, and giving dosing guidelines.

Flagstaff has one exchange club for patients holding state-issued medical marijuana cards, and patients there can trade marijuana in various forms, including in food, butter and alcohol infused with marijuana.

More to come in Wednesday’s Arizona Daily Sun and at

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