Addiction

This College Will Study Whether Cannabis Reduces Opioid Use

A federal agency will fork over nearly $4 million to a team of researchers to study if cannabis reduces opioid use.

Dear Chris Christie: Here’s How Medical Marijuana Saved My Marriage

Mr. Christie, I understand people cannot be expected to know what they don’t know. However,...

Can Medical Marijuana Help Alcoholics Stop Drinking For Good?

Could cannabis be a helping hand to alcoholics? Alcohol is the most commonly used addictive drug in the United States and it looks like marijuana can help.

Is It Possible To Be Physically Addicted To Marijuana?

Much of the discussion of marijuana addiction falls under the purview of psychology, but are there biochemical aspects become addicted to marijuana?

How Cannabis Helped A 72-Year-Old Fibromyalgia Patient Get Off Opiates

I am a 72-year-old woman. A doctor put me on fentanyl patches about 10 years ago, after trying various painkillers for my intense fibromyalgia pain.

Spice, K2, Kronic: How To Spot A ‘Synthetic Marijuana’ Overdose

Synthetic marijuana, whether you call it Spice, K2, Kronic or some other snappy name, simply is not marijuana and could be very bad for you.

Here’s What Happens When You Stop Using Marijuana

Clinicians have documented some 40 symptoms associated with marijuana withdrawal—from aggression to diarrhea to runny nose to excessive yawning.

5 Illnesses And Conditions That CBD Can Improve immediately

THC is the most famous cannabis component, but CBD is the unsung hero, especially when it comes to its medicinal properties.

The Key To Treating Alcoholism With Medical Marijuana

For those that are afflicted with a need for alcohol, medical marijuana can be beneficial as a treatment for alcoholism. Here's how.

Study: 81 Percent Of Pain Patients Prefer Marijuana Over Opiates

As America's opioid abuse epidemic continues to worsen, a study releases this week reveals a potential remedy for pain patients: Medical marijuana.