Category Archives: Clear Health Opioid Epidemic

Bernie Sanders and Tulsi Gabbard Skewer AG Sessions on Marijuana Policy

Although over 64 percent of Americans say they support the legalization of Recreational Marijuana (72% of Democrats, and a slim majority, 51%, of Republicans), and an overwhelming 94 percent of adults (96% of independents, 95% of Democrats and 90% of Republicans) support … Continue reading

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More Pregnant Women Using Cannabis

Jacqueline Howard, writing in CNN, summarizes a Kaiser Permanente Northern California study. More pregnant women seem to be using pot — sometimes to ease the nausea of morning sickness or heightened anxiety — and a new study suggests that this slight rise … Continue reading

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Drug ODs Reduce Life Expectancy in USA

Government researchers announced life expectancy in the United States fell for the second year in a row in 2016 — claiming it’s clear the epidemic of drug overdoses is at least in part to blame. Life expectancy for a baby … Continue reading

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Drug Deaths at U.S. Workplaces Explode

Writing in Wall Street Journal, Harriet Torry alerts us that the number of U.S. deaths at work from unintentional drug and alcohol overdoses jumped more than 30% in 2016. America’s struggle with the deadly opioid epidemic is now common to … Continue reading

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Medical Cannabis Reduces Opioid Addiction

A November 2017 study conducted by researchers at the University of New Mexico, comparing medical cannabis and prescription opioid use among chronic pain patients, found a distinct connection between having the legal ability to use cannabis and significant reductions in … Continue reading

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Chronic Pain Patients Prefer Marijuana To Opiate Painkillers

A study of patients with chronic pain has demonstrated, yet again, that for many people, cannabis is a more than feasible alternative to opioid pain medication like OxyContin and Vicodin. The new study, published this month in The Journal of … Continue reading

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Prince: America’s Latest Opioid Death

The music world and fans around the planet were devastated Thursday, April 21st, to hear Prince had died. Appears to be another tragic victim of opioid pain medications. Continue reading

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