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New research shows recreational marijuana laws reduce annual opioid deaths by 20-35%.
In a rush to praise the effectiveness of the cannabis plant, hyperbole can have long-ranging consequences for medical patients.
Is there really any truth to the idea that marijuana could be a saving grace for the tens of thousands of people who die every year as a result of opioid overdose?
A new paper published this week demonstrates medical marijuana laws and the opioid epidemic don't have the relationship that we think they do.
Ozzy Osbourne has a history of addiction issues, which might explain why he’s opting for CBD oil instead of addictive opioids.
A recent study suggested that CBD curbed cravings in people with opioid dependence. It's one of the first double-blind controlled trials, the gold standard for drug research, to show benefit of using CBD outside epilepsy treatment.
A new study out this week demonstrated that CBD, the non-psychoactive cannabinoid in marijuana and hemp, could assist those with opioid addiction.
According to this new research, states that legalized medical cannabis saw a drop in workplace fatalities among young adult employees.
In recent years, certain states that have medical and/or recreational cannabis programs in place have experienced decreases in the number of opioid overdoses.