Friday, February 21, 2020

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Study: Patients Would Quit Opioids If Marijuana Was More Available

According to the (CDC) the country saw a record-high in 2014, as opioids (including prescription painkillers and heroin) killed more than 28,000 people.

These Poppy Seeds Won’t Make You Look Like A Drug Addict

These Eastern European poppy seeds are recognized for having low levels of morphine, which means they will not trigger drug tests.

To The Presidential Commission On The Opioid Crisis: Here Are Some Suggestions From An MD

President Trump recently established a commission to address the opioid crisis and Donna Smith, MD has some suggestions for moving forward.

Eben Britton: The NFL Needs To Embrace Marijuana And The League’s Opioid Crisis

Eben Britton is a man who understands pain. Within his six-year NFL career as an offensive lineman, he experienced major and minor injuries alike.

Study: Opioid Abuse Linked To Higher Suicide Rates For Veterans

Veterans that abuse prescribed opioids and alcohol are four times more likely to die from suicide if they’re men, and even more if they are woman.

Can Legal Marijuana Help With New England’s Opioid Crisis?

Legislative forces across many of the New England states are making it a priority to deal with drug-related issues in the 2017 session. Some of these folks are trying to solve the area’s opioid problem, while others are simply pushing for marijuana reform. But are the two connected?

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The Deafening Silence Of Cannabis In The Democratic Debate

Nevada legalized cannabis via a ballot initiative in 2016, and the location of the debate presented a perfect opportunity for debate moderators to engage the issue.