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 opioid use. This is what my preliminary research suggested. I pioneered this critical program at … Continue reading Medical Cannabis Reduces Opioid Addiction

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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 Pain, conducted a retrospective survey of 244 chronic pain patients—all of whom were qualified medical … Continue reading Chronic Pain Patients Prefer Marijuana To Opiate Painkillers

Marijuana Addiction

ClearHealth attends a major medical training [4.13.13] on addiction, including discussions on alcohol, tobacco, opioids and illicit drugs. The program discusses an effective practice to treat Substance Use Disorders: Screening, Brief Intervention, Referal and Treatment (SBIRT) Take a few minutes to tell us what you think of their section on Marijuana Addiction. Download the Addiction … Continue reading Marijuana Addiction