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Maybe Medical Marijuana Isn’t The Opioid Epidemic Savior After All

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 Using CBD Oil To Treat Injury And Illness

Ozzy Osbourne has a history of addiction issues, which might explain why he’s opting for CBD oil instead of addictive opioids.

CBD: The Next Weapon In The War Against Opioid Addiction?

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.

Landmark Study Shows CBD Could Treat Heroin Addiction

A new study out this week demonstrated that CBD, the non-psychoactive cannabinoid in marijuana and hemp, could assist those with opioid addiction.

Legalizing Medical Marijuana Could Make Workplaces Safer

According to this new research, states that legalized medical cannabis saw a drop in workplace fatalities among young adult employees.

The Opioid Crisis Is Not About Pain

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.

Consumers Are Replacing Pharmaceuticals With Medical Marijuana

In recent years, certain states that have medical and/or recreational cannabis programs in place have experienced decreases in the number of opioid overdoses.

NFL Could Give Players Access To Marijuana Sooner Than Later

The National Football League is prepared to make concessions around its substance abuse policy in its next Collective Bargaining Agreement with players, according to reports.

NHL Alumni Association And Canopy Growth Partner On Marijuana Pain Relief...

The double-blind study will research the effect medicinal cannabis can have on players who suffered past concussions, including long-term fallout, like PTSD, early dementia, and depression.

Why The US Has Higher Drug Prices Than Other Countries

Why the U.S. can refocus its regulatory approach to pharmaceuticals, adapted from the one used in Europe, to better connect the value prescription drugs provide and their price.