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Why Recreational — Not Medical — Marijuana Access Reduces Opioid Overdoses

New research shows recreational marijuana laws reduce annual opioid deaths by 20-35%.

Cannabis: Misinformation About CBD Can Be Life-Threatening

In a rush to praise the effectiveness of the cannabis plant, hyperbole can have long-ranging consequences for medical patients.

Study Finds Opioid Users Not Switching To Medical Marijuana

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?

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.