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    A body of research suggests yes, but scientists are having to fight red tape to study whether medical marijuana could substitute for opioid drugs Read More: Could Medical Cannabis Break the Painkiller Epidemic? – Scientific American Editor’s Note: The use of medical cannabis as an alternative to opioids […]

Could Medical Cannabis Break the Painkiller Epidemic? – Scientific American



New research shows a dramatic drop in painkiller prescriptions after medical marijuana laws are passed.   Ashley and W. David Bradford, a daughter-father pair of researchers at the University of Georgia, scoured the database of all prescription drugs paid for under Medicare Part D from 2010 to 2013. They found […]

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The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved dronabinol oral solution (Syndros, Insys Therapeutics, Inc) for the treatment of anorexia associated with weight loss in patients with AIDS and for nausea and vomiting associated with cancer chemotherapy in patients who fail to respond adequately to conventional antiemetic treatments, according […]

FDA Approves THC product from Insys | O’Shaughnessy’s