No one appears to have any idea whether access to legal weed would really keep people from using opioids in the first place.
New research shows recreational marijuana laws reduce annual opioid deaths by 20-35%.
At a press conference Monday, Beijing’s leading drug enforcement agency blamed marijuana legalization in Canada and parts of the United States resulting in increased drug smuggling to China.
The focus on opioid prescriptions as a metric of success in the opioid crisis has not been successful. Instead, we need to ensure that mental health services are available and that those who require opioids for intolerable pain have options.
For the past few years, one of the greatest new-level propaganda schemes to come spewing from the mouths of local anti-marijuana squads is that fentanyl is being found in black market pot supplies.
A paper from Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research shows the herb might help addicts through the worst of the withdrawal symptoms. This means a cannabis alternative might be a substantial first step in addiction therapy.
On July 12, emergency regulations were filed by the New York State Department of Health to immediately allow people to register for medical marijuana for any type of condition that would otherwise be treated by opioids.
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A survey conducted on 2,000 people found that by February 1, most of us have already given up on our New Year's resolutions.
While many Americans suffer from migraines, very little information is on the market around why they occur and what truly can eliminate the affliction once and for all.
Once again, Oscar nominees will receive a gift bag that includes marijuana, and we have an idea who will be the first to use it.