Does access to medical marijuana reduce opioid deaths? – Cannabis News

In the United States, 25 states have legalized medical marijuana, including 19 that let patients with a prescription buy pot from dispensaries. Proponents argue that expanding the availability of medical marijuana reduces opioid abuse and overdose deaths because it gives people an alternative for pain relief.

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Pain patients are flooding into Minnesota's medical marijuana program – Cannabis News

The state's tightly controlled program has seen high costs and low enrollment. Pain patients might turn the tide.

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Pain patients are flooding into Minnesota's medical marijuana program – Cannabis News

The state's tightly controlled program has seen high costs and low enrollment. Pain patients might turn the tide.

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Jake Plummer’s Pot Crusade – Cannabis News

How the retired QB is trying to save the NFL with medical marijuana.

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Veterans for medical marijuana – Cannabis News

Firefighter and former Marine hopes to convince lawmakers to legalize medicinal use in Indiana.

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Veterans for medical marijuana – Cannabis News

Firefighter and former Marine hopes to convince lawmakers to legalize medicinal use in Indiana.

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Hoosier veteran says it’s time Indiana legalizes medical marijuana, citing VA prescribing practices – Cannabis News

Members of Congress have taken note as well, questioning whether medical marijuana could be a solution to an over-prescribing crisis involving veterans nationwide.

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Hoosier veteran says it’s time Indiana legalizes medical marijuana, citing VA prescribing practices – Cannabis News

Members of Congress have taken note as well, questioning whether medical marijuana could be a solution to an over-prescribing crisis involving veterans nationwide.

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A Day in the New Life of an Injured, Marijuana-Smoking Army Veteran – Cannabis News

Some military veterans are embracing marijuana to treat their PTSD.

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Study: Marijuana a better pain reliever for men than women – Cannabis News

With legalization of marijuana increasing across the United States, there is more focus than ever on identifying the risks and benefits of the drug. A new study provides further insight, after finding men experience greater pain relief with marijuana use than women.

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Will medical cannabis really work for my chronic pain? – Cannabis News

Severe pain drove this average Minnesotan to seek the comforts of medical cannabis. Here's how things worked out for her.

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After Almost 30 Years As a Surgeon, This Physician Became a Pot Doc – Cannabis News

Physicians like Francis D’Ambrosio have substantial reason to believe that cannabinoids may indeed be effective medical treatment.

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Minnesota patients can begin buying medical marijuana Monday – Cannabis News

Expanding the list of qualifying conditions to include intractable pain marks a critical juncture in the year-old program, which is among the most restrictive in the country.

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Minnesota patients can begin buying medical marijuana Monday – Cannabis News

Expanding the list of qualifying conditions to include intractable pain marks a critical juncture in the year-old program, which is among the most restrictive in the country.

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Former NFL players appeal to league to embrace marijuana use – Cannabis News

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell faces increasing demands to embrace cannabis as a solution to two crises that threaten to derail the $13 billion-a-year league: painkiller abuse and concussions.

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Veterans’ cry: ‘I found marijuana, and it saved me’ – Cannabis News

About 200 people gathered outside the Washington State Capitol on Friday for the second annual Veteran Suicide Awareness March to bring hope to war veterans and advocate for a bill that would include post traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury in the state’s medical cannabis program.

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What Can't Medical Marijuana Do? – Cannabis News

Recent studies indicate that the drug is making seniors healthier and helping stem the tide of the opioid epidemic - all while making their health care cheaper.

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Randy Moss on NFL's marijuana ban: 'Loosen up the rules and let everybody live' – Cannabis News

The future Hall of Famer admits to smoking marijuana during his playing career.

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Legal Marijuana Linked to Fewer Opioid Prescriptions – Cannabis News

States that implemented medical marijuana laws experienced an especially notable drop in painkiller prescriptions.

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War Vet Fights For Pot Over Addictive Pain Pills – Cannabis News

It was his experience with medical cannabis that got Stephen Mandile up in arms about providing better for Massachusetts veterans.

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