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Study Shows Medical Marijuana is Safer for Elderly than Opiates

Senior citizens use nearly 1/3 of all prescription drugs used in the United States. With the opioid crisis in America now considered a National Emergency, many are switching to medical marijuana instead of using dangerous prescription drugs. Now a study published in The European Journal of Internal Medicine says that cannabis therapy is effective and […]

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Categories: Marijuana Use, Opiods, Research

Legislators in New York Want Mary Jane to Fight Addiction

ALBANY, N.Y.: New York legislators proposed a bill that would include opiate addiction as a qualifying condition for medical marijuana. The Daily News reported that the legislation was proposed last week to the Assembly and Senate.   The measure was introduced by Assemblyman Daniel O’Donnell (D-Manhattan) and can help to end the opioid crises by helping addicts who are in detox with anxiety, […]

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Categories: medical marijuana, New York, Opiods

Colorado’s Legal Marijuana Use Has Been Shown to Decrease Opioid-Related Deaths!

Prescription opioid abuse has been a problem across the country, but when Colorado legalized recreational marijuana many asked, “How will this help with the current opioid overdose rate?” Well, a new study performed on Colorado’s legal marijuana market has shown that since 2014, when recreational marijuana was legalized, there has been a steady decrease in […]

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Categories: Cannabis Research, Colorado, Health, Legalization, Marijuana Use, Medical Benefits, Opiods, Recreational, Research

Indiana Republican to Introduce Medical Marijuana Bill

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — An Indiana lawmaker is preparing for a fight as he gets ready to introduce a medical marijuana bill. State Rep. Jim Lucas, a Republican from Seymour, said customers aren’t the ones visiting his print shop right now. “I’ve had people stop here at my shop that have thanked me with tears in […]

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Categories: Indiana, Legalization, Legislation, Marijuana Industry, Medical, Opiods, Recreational

India’s Doctors Weigh In: People in Pain Need More Morphine, Not Medical Marijuana

Women and child development minister Maneka Gandhi suggested legalising marijuana for medical purposes at a meeting of a group of ministers examining the draft cabinet note on the National Policy for Drug Demand Reduction earlier this last week. However, several doctors working in palliative care say that they would rather see the government ensure a better supply […]

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Categories: Cannabinoids, Cannabis Research, International, Medical, Medical Benefits, Opiods

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