Friday, February 21, 2020

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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 Study

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 Treatments

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.

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