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Barriers To Studying Marijuana: Q&A With Dr. Thorsten Rudroff

Neurologist Thorsten Rudroff says we need long-term studies and that there is a painful parallel between medical marijuana and the past and present situation with opioids.

Why Is Marijuana Always Mentioned In Meth And Opioid Busts?

If marijuana really is just medicine used by upstanding citizens, then why is it that this plant always seems to be associated with the dregs of society?

A Pain Management Doctor Shares How Marijuana Is Impacting His Patients

With the opioid crisis on the minds of communities and governing bodies all over the United States, a New York doctor shares how marijuana is impacting his patients and business.

Using Medical Marijuana To Treat Sexual Dysfunction

For those struggling to find relief with their current medication regimens, medical cannabis may be an effective supplementary treatment.

Punishing Drug Dealers Just Leads To More Violence And Deadly Narcotics

A new report calls into question whether current criminalization of drug dealers actually makes a difference in reducing drug harm and violence.

Prescription Opioid Overdoses As Likely In Teenagers As Adults, Study Finds

A new study found that among the 30,000 overdoses reported in 2016 for people ages 12-21, 30% of cases involved prescription opioids.

People Are Choosing Marijuana Over Sleep Aids

A recent study shows that states where marijuana is legal are seeing a decrease in purchases of over the counter sleep medications.

Pro Baseball Removes Marijuana From Its Banned Substances List

As an effort to crack down on opioids, minor league players will no longer receive marijuana drug testing.

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