Thursday, September 24, 2020

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Pro Baseball Removes Marijuana From Its Banned Substances List

As an effort to crack down on opioids, minor league players will no longer receive marijuana drug testing.

Science Still Confused Over Whether Marijuana Can Tame Opioid Epidemic

No one appears to have any idea whether access to legal weed would really keep people from using opioids in the first place. 

Recovering After Knee Surgery: How CBD And Marijuana Can Help

Multiple studies have showcased that THC and CBD offer an alternative to opioids and other pain medicines.

Marijuana’s Effect On Sore, Aching Muscles

The cannabinoids in marijuana not only assist in blocking nerve pain, but they limit the side effects of typical prescription drugs. 

MLB Might Allow Players To Use Marijuana As Pain Management Next Season

The MLB and its players union have discussed the possibility of loosening its testing on marijuana, according to the LA Times.

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?

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