cannabis and addiction

The latest issue of Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research highlights the use of cannabis is treating opioid addiction.         To see the complete article please click on this link:

Cannabis as a Substitute for Opioid-Based Pain Management

      Insys Therapeutics, the Arizona-based pharmaceutical company that recently became the biggest financial supporter of the campaign against marijuana legalization in that state, makes an oral spray that delivers the opioid painkiller fentanyl and plans to […] Source: Medical Marijuana Seems To Reduce Deaths From Pharmaceuticals

Medical Marijuana Seems To Reduce Deaths From Pharmaceuticals|Forbes

    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

Today, on the House floor, Representative Earl Blumenauer (OR-03) addressed the serious opioid abuse epidemic across America, highlighting medical marijuana as an alternative to highly addictive prescription opioids in treating chronic pain. In his remarks, Representative Blumenauer called for further reforms to our medical marijuana laws, including making sure our […]

Congressman Blumenauer: Medical Marijuana Could Help Solve Opioid Abuse Epidemic

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah state senators gave preliminary approval Monday to a medical marijuana proposal that would legalize edible, vapor and topical pot products. Lawmakers voted 15-13 to advance the bill, saying the measure could help those with certain debilitating conditions who have not found relief through other medications. […]

Broad Utah medical marijuana bill gets prelim Senate OK on ...

(CNN)The Australian Parliament passed a measure Wednesday legalizing medical marijuana. The amendments to the Narcotic Drugs Act will allow cannabis to be legally grown for medical and scientific purposes for the first time in Australia. “This is an historic day for Australia and the many advocates who have fought long […]

Medical marijuana legalized in Australia