Trailblazing Cannabis Pharmacist Wants More Available To Patients In Utah

Originally published in The Utah Bee by Madeline Ferguson

Soon Utah will have its first Cannabis Pharmacy Master. This Spring, Mindy Madeo will receive  a Master’s Degree in Cannabis Science and Therapeutics from the University of Maryland. Mindy is the general manager and pharmacist in charge of Beehive Farmacy in Brigham City, Utah.

Mindy began her pharmacy career in a traditional sense, working for typical drug store pharmacies after graduating from the University of Utah. Seeing her patients being over-prescribed medications and not getting better, she grew frustrated with the healthcare industry.

“Healthcare has gone a little bit downhill as far as reimbursements and always trying to service more patients with less providers,” Madeo told of the beginning of her exit from a traditional pharmacy.

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