MARIJUANA

(courtesy of pbs.org) As more states legalize medical and recreational marijuana, doctors may be replacing opioid prescriptions with suggestions to visit a local marijuana dispensary. Two papers published Monday in JAMA Internal Medicine analyzing more

(courtesy of snopes.com) Two studies published this week in JAMA Internal Medicine add to an increasing body of research hinting at an association between cannabis legalization and a reduction in opiate use. The researchers involved

(courtesy of nola.com) The proposal appears to offer medical marijuana use as a possible alternative to prescription pain killers. It makes reference to opiate use in defining what would be considered “intractable pain,” or a

(courtesy of thecardiologyadvisor.com) With some 200 million users globally, marijuana has been both pilloried and extolled for its effects on cardiovascular function.1 After tobacco and alcohol, cannabis, the active ingredient in marijuana, is the most

(courtesy of technologynetworks.com) A preclinical study in rats has shown that there might be value in using a non-psychoactive and non-addictive ingredient of the Cannabis sativa plant to reduce the risk of relapse among recovering

(courtesy of menshealth.com) Emerging research shows that CBD, the compound in marijuana that doesn’t make you high, might help treat opioid addiction. There’s just one problem: lawmakers aren’t on board. CBD doesn’t get you high