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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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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