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Study Says Long Term Cannabis Use Doesn’t Increase Pain Sensitivity

Medical marijuana has long been used for pain relief. A new study says that, unlike opioids, marijuana doesn't increase patients' pain sensitivity.

FDA Warns CBD Companies On Opioid Addiction Treatment Claims

The FDA has requested responses from the companies within 15 working days stating how they will correct the violations.

Why Adults In Pain Are More Likely To Develop Marijuana Dependence

Adults with moderate to severe pain are more likely to self-medicate with marijuana, which could lead to problematic use.

Marijuana’s Effect On Sore, Aching Muscles

The cannabinoids in marijuana not only assist in blocking nerve pain, but they limit the side effects of typical prescription drugs. 

This Democratic Congressman Just Called Marijuana A ‘Gateway Drug’

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.

5 Deadly Drugs The Government Says Are Safer Than Marijuana

In the DEA's own guide of drugs, marijuana is categorized as more dangerous than meth, fentanyl and many other deadly drugs.

Seniors Suffering From Opioid Addiction: ‘Thank You Cannabis!’

Researchers at Northwell Health conducted a questionnaire of older men and women to assess the efficacy of cannabis for pain management.

Sanjay Gupta Just Wrote To Jeff Sessions Regarding Cannabis And Opiates

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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