Study: Legal MJ Laws Create ‘Significant’ Dip in Pharmacy-Based Codeine Distribution
A recent study focuses on a specific opioid with high potential for misuse: codeine.
January 24, 2023
Study: A Quarter of People With Chronic Pain Use Cannabis
Findings come via researchers at Univ. of Michigan.
January 10, 2023
Medical Cannabis Donations From Within the Industry Help Reduce Opioid Use
Since 2020, SB-34, also known as the Dennis Peron and Brownie Mary Act, has been giving the cannabis industry an opportunity to give back to those in need.
November 9, 2022
Research Shows Cannabis Users Experience More Pain After Surgery
New research shows that cannabis users experience more pain and require more painkillers after surgery.
October 24, 2022
Nearly Four Out of Five Patients Drop or Reduce Opioids After Using Medical Weed
Mounting evidence supports the idea that medical cannabis can replace or reduce the use of opioids.
October 20, 2022
Cannabis ‘Very Promising’ as Opioid Replacement, Early Study Results Show
Biodata in South Africa plans to determine how useful cannabis is for pain management.
June 21, 2022
U.S. Overdose Deaths Total Record 107,000 Last Year
Deaths caused by drug overdoses spiked to more than 107,000 in 2021, a year marked by the continuation of the coronavirus pandemic and a rise in fatal overdoses linked to synthetic opioids such as fentanyl.
May 12, 2022
NFL Awards $1 Million to Two Cannabis Research Initiatives
Both research groups that are receiving research funding from the NFL will be focusing on how cannabinoids can help with pain management and other football-related ailments.
February 1, 2022
Cartels Ditch Pot and Opium Fields for Synthetic Drugs, Mexico Defense Secretary Says
The governments of both Mexico and the U.S. admit that legal cannabis is hurting cartel crops.
December 21, 2021
New York City’s Supervised Injection Sites Call for Biden’s Support
New York City is seeing success with is supervised injection site program, and wants support from the Biden Administration.
December 21, 2021