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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Clinical trial in Irritable Bowel Syndrome begins for cannabis-based chewing gum – Cannabis News

Axim Biotechnologies has initiated a clinical trial of its non-prescription hemp-derived cannabinoid functional chewing gum for the treatment of patients with irritable bowel syndrome.

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Grandma, Are You Smoking Pot? – Cannabis News

A recent study found a 71 percent increase in the number of people older than 49 who reported using marijuana between 2006 and 2013.

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Your doctor is probably more worried about your weight than your marijuana use, study finds – Cannabis News

Doctors in the United States are not terribly concerned about your marijuana use, according to a study published recently in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).

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How cannabis could help the fight against Alzheimer’s – Cannabis News

Experts say they've made a discovery that could lead to new therapies to treat Alzheimer's - and the starting point is cannabis.

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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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Middle-aged parents are now more likely to smoke weed than their teenaged kids – Cannabis News

And it's not just middle-aged folks who are indulging more often.

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Middle-aged parents are now more likely to smoke weed than their teenaged kids – Cannabis News

And it's not just middle-aged folks who are indulging more often.

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How Medical Marijuana Farming in Israel Could Help California's Cannabis Industry, And Vice Versa – Cannabis News

While both Israel and California are leaders in medical cannabis, both programs can still be improved.

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Air Force vet: Cannabis combats my PTSD ‘100 times better’ than pharmaceuticals – Cannabis News

During Stephen Otero’s 11½ years in the Air Force, it was always easier being on duty in combat than being home.

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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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Your Grandma Needs To Be Smoking Pot – Cannabis News

It's going to be pretty hard to keep weed illegal when your grandparents are smoking it to prevent Alzheimer's.

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Cannabis compound could treat kidney failure – Marijuana News

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Cannabis compounds are being used to tackle kidney failure amongst diabetics in a major new research project. Researchers working on the Aberdeen University study, which is funded by Diabetes UK, will explore whether synthetic cannabinoid compounds can be used to make the kidneys respond better to insulin.

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Should It Be Legal for Doctors to Prescribe Pot?

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Though some states have legalized marijuana for medical or recreational use, it’s clear the issue is still far from settled.
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Australian research finds cannabis more popular with older people than ever before


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