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Cannabis Portfolio

Being part of the United States of America's first Master of Science in Medical Cannabis program comes with the opportunity to learn a lot and to produce high quality work. Below are some of the academic highlights produced by Cameron Howe during her time in University of Maryland, School of Pharmacy's Medical Cannabis Science and Therapeutics program.


Instructional Design Plan for Educating Providers 

Over the course of two years, four of the brightest minds in the Nation's first cannabis program came together to develop a cannabis educational tool for professionals. 

Cannabis Leaves


Medical Cannabis Therapy for Geriatric Patients - Infographic

An infographic with some of the risks and benefits to consider before adding cannabinoid therapy to a medical treatment plan for geriatric patients.

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The Endocannabinoid System's Role in Nausea and Vomiting

The Endocannabinoid System (ECS) is responsible for the homeostasis in the body and is a vital part of our daily living. This infographic takes a look at how cannabis and the ECS impact nausea and vomiting. 


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Morphological Differences Between Male and Female Cannabis Plants

The cannabis plant has different uses depending on its sex. Learn more about why the female plant is often used for medicinal and recreational purposes, while the male plant is used for future crops and altering genetics.


Mock Patient Scenario - Cancer Case Study 

Receiving a cancer diagnosis is hard at any point, but can cannabis really help those who are battling cancer? This mock patient scenario dives deep into what it means to consider cannabinoid therapy as an element of a cancer treatment plan. 

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Cannabis and Autism - Case Study

One of the common things I hear parents say is "I want the best for my child." However, sometimes the best that is out there just isn't working and that's when alternative therapy or medicine is often considered. This mock-patient case study looks at a 10-year-old boy with severe autism and the possibility that cannabinoid therapy could help him achieve his treatment goals. 


Patient's Guide to Medical Cannabis in North Dakota. 

Obtaining medicine should not be challenging or difficult for patients to understand, but unfortunately that is not always the case. This infographic explains the process for obtaining medical cannabis in North Dakota (as of 2020). 

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Antidote to Cannabis Intoxication

Is there an antidote to cannabis intoxication? This paper dives into that possibility and considerations for an antidote. 


THC and CBD's Water Solubility

THC and CBD are fat loving molecules, but what exactly does that mean since humans are mainly made of water? This paper provides considerations for pharmaceutical companies to consider when investing in cannabis therapeutics.

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The High Rise of Support for the Legalization of Cannabis

There has been a shift in the public perception of cannabis. From the 1970s when only 15% of Americans supported legalization, that number has jumped to upwards of 75% by 2021. The PowerPoint helps explain this dramatic shift.