AIHP is pleased to announce the publication of Pharmacy in History volume 61, numbers 3 & 4 (2019), a special issue focused on the future! This edition marks the second issue edited by AIHP Historical Director and Pharmacy in History Editor in Chief Lucas Richert.
The lead section contains three articles about the history of cannabis. Matthew DeCloedt writes about “Human Rights Litigation and the Medicalization of Cannabis in Canada” since 2000. Lucía Romero recounts the story of “Medical Cannabis in Argentina,” and Michael Couchman’s article, “Medicine, Moral Panic, and the International Context of Canadian Cannabis,” explores the longer history of the world-wide war against marijuana. Prof. Natalie Schmitz of the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Pharmacy provides a “Pharmacists’s Perspective” about these three historical articles.
The Special Future of the History of Pharmacy Section contains essays by 15 historians, pharmacists, curators, and others suggesting possible futures for the historical study of drugs, medicines, and pharmacy:
The issue also features the Review Essay, “Centering Patients and Consumers in Pharmaceutical History,” by James H. Mills, as well as, reviews of seven recent books.
Pharmacy in History seeks articles on all aspects of the history of pharmacy, broadly defined. Please see the submission guidelines for Pharmacy in History.
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Upcoming events of interest to historians of pharmacy, pharmaceuticals, medicines, science, and related fields: