Thursday, August 6, 2020

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Is Marijuana A Drug Or Something Else?

Some cannabis advocates believe that drugs are concoctions created by pharmaceutical companies, not something that is natural and from the Earth.  

Why Marijuana Companies Are Rebranding Themselves As Health Care Companies

Marijuana executives at Canopy Growth and Aurora Cannabis want investors to consider them alongside other healthcare stocks, not weed stocks.

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.

Is FDA Behind The Latest CBD Crackdown?

The bulk of the problem apparently stems from the language of the Federal Food, Drug, & Cosmetic Act, which has strict rules on adding medicinal components to food.

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.

Florida ‘Playing With Political Wildfire’ On Smokable Medical Marijuana Ban

Florida medical patients are one step closer to accessing smokable medical marijuana, after a Leon County circuit judge ruled last week that the state’s ban on smokable cannabis was unconstitutional.

Drug Companies Accused Of ‘Pill Dumping’ W. Virginia With Killer Opioids

Out-of-state drug companies have flooded West Virginia with staggering amounts of killer opioids, according to an ongoing investigation by the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

Marijuana-Pharmaceutical Interactions: What You Need To Know

Drug interactions can be both useful and dangerous. A drug that potentiates an opiate, for example, may increase the painkilling effect, but could also increase the likelihood of overdose.

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