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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.

This Shady Company Spread Opioids, Then Planned To Profit From Addiction...

Court documents released earlier this week show the offensive nature of which Big Pharma is hell bent on driving more Americans into the grips of addiction.

Marijuana Vs. Fentanyl: Which One Best Fights Pain?

There is plenty of anecdotal evidence showing that medical marijuana could be a reliable treatment for chronic pain conditions. But a lack of ironclad...

Why Cannabis Is Better Than Opioids

Whether you are currently taking a narcotic for pain or experiencing pain for the first time, you should consider cannabis, including hemp-based CBD, as one of your first-line therapies.

Illinois Governor Allows Medical Marijuana As Opioid Alternative

Illinois patients who are prescribed opioid painkillers now have permission to use medical marijuana as an alternative.