Medical marijuana has long been used for pain relief. A new study says that, unlike opioids, marijuana doesn't increase patients' pain sensitivity.
The FDA has requested responses from the companies within 15 working days stating how they will correct the violations.
Adults with moderate to severe pain are more likely to self-medicate with marijuana, which could lead to problematic use.
While the remark could have been a gaff on the part of Rep. Elijah Cummings, it could also show that he, and many others who are new to the positive side of the THC table, still holds some lingering prejudice against the plant.
In the DEA's own guide of drugs, marijuana is categorized as more dangerous than meth, fentanyl and many other deadly drugs.
Researchers at Northwell Health conducted a questionnaire of older men and women to assess the efficacy of cannabis for pain management.
Dr. Sanjay Gupta penned an open letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions detailing how medical marijuana could save the lives of up to 10,000 people every year.
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