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NFL players fight pain with medical marijuana: ‘Managing it with pills was slowly killing me’ - Cannabis News

Retired NFL players use opioids at four times the rate of the general population, according to one study, and marijuana advocates say there’s a safer, healthier alternative available.

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Yoga and cannabis: Ganjasana melds plant science and an ancient tradition - Cannabis News

Rachael Carlevale’s life has taken some twists, including a health crisis, that helped her develop the Ganjasana yoga system, which she says centers on using cannabis plant medicine mindfully.

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These Smarties represent Missouri veteran’s meds; he would prefer medical marijuana - Cannabis News

The photo is the first salvo in Lee’s new mission: He’s become a foot soldier in the grassroots crusade to get medical marijuana legalized in Missouri.

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These Smarties represent Missouri veteran’s meds; he would prefer medical marijuana - Cannabis News

The photo is the first salvo in Lee’s new mission: He’s become a foot soldier in the grassroots crusade to get medical marijuana legalized in Missouri.

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Are extreme athletes the best test case for medical cannabis? - Cannabis News

Professional and retired mainstream athletes are already using forms of cannabis and cannabidiol (CBD) for acute and long-term pain management.

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Legalization Of Cannabis May Dramatically Cut Opioid Abuse Rates - Cannabis News

The suggestion is that rather than using powerful painkillers, people are instead turning to legal pot.

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Addiction Specialists Ponder a Potential Aid: Pot - Cannabis News

A new clinic is experimenting with a concept made possible by the growing legalization of marijuana: that pot, rather than being a gateway into drugs, could be a gateway out.

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Football great Franco Harris endorses marijuana for pain management – Cannabis News

Franco Harris is joining to movement for medical marijuana. While the Steelers legend is in good physical and mental health after a lengthy football career, he openly approves marijuana use for the days he doesn't feel so great and has become a strong advocate for current players to use the plant for medicine.

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New York: Medical marijuana for chronic pain starts – Cannabis News

ALBANY -- Chronic pain sufferers will now be able to get medical marijuana prescribed to them in New York.

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New York: Medical marijuana for chronic pain starts – Cannabis News

ALBANY -- Chronic pain sufferers will now be able to get medical marijuana prescribed to them in New York.

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Weed for Warriors Helps Connect Veterans with Medical Marijuana – Cannabis News

The program offers veterans an alternative to addictive pharmaceutical drugs.

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Study finds patients choosing cannabis over opioids – Cannabis News

Research shows people with chronic pain or mental health issues prefer taking cannabis over prescription opioid medications to treat symptoms.

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A neurobiologist says medical marijuana could solve the US opioid abuse crisis – Cannabis

Americans are in pain. Over 2.5 million people in the US are addicted to opioids, the US Department of Health and Human Services reports. About 80 die daily from opioid overdoses. It’s gotten so bad that even conservative state legislators want to legalize medical marijuana, arguing it’s a safer, less addictive pain killer.

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Patients Are Ditching Opioid Pills for Weed – Cannabis News

Can marijuana help solve the opioid epidemic?

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Former NFL players advocate for medical marijuana – Cannabis News

HOUSTON (NEXSTAR MEDIA) — Marijuana is currently on the list of substances banned by the NFL but several former players are hoping to change that.

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Evidence shows that marijuana works for pain, the medical reason most people want it, but doctors still have questions – Cannabis News

The most common reason that people seek out medical marijuana is for chronic pain.

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In Wisconsin, signs of GOP softening on medical marijuana – Cannabis News

MADISON, Wis. — As a marijuana extract used to treat seizures becomes more widely embraced, even by former Republican opponents, the conversation in Wisconsin is shifting to whether the time is right to approve medical marijuana.

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In Wisconsin, signs of GOP softening on medical marijuana – Cannabis News

MADISON, Wis. — As a marijuana extract used to treat seizures becomes more widely embraced, even by former Republican opponents, the conversation in Wisconsin is shifting to whether the time is right to approve medical marijuana.

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Indiana veterans push for medical marijuana access – Cannabis News

INDIANA -- A former Marine says access to medical marijuana means life or death for many veterans across Indiana.

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Indiana veterans push for medical marijuana access – Cannabis News

INDIANA -- A former Marine says access to medical marijuana means life or death for many veterans across Indiana.

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