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Cannabis use reduces opioids, Pharma meds

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Chronic pain patients enrolled in a statewide medical marijuana program are more likely to reduce their use of prescription drugs than patients who don’t use cannabis, according to data published online ahead of print in the Journal of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. For more information, contact Paul Armentano, NORML Deputy Director, at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Investigators […]

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DEA Report: Marijuana Seizures Increased By 20 Percent In 2016

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DEA Report: Marijuana Seizures Increased By 20 Percent In 2016 | Paul Armentano

Seizures of indoor and outdoor cannabis crops by the US Drug Enforcement Administration rose in 2016, according to annual data compiled by the agency. According to the DEA’s Domestic Cannabis Eradication/Suppression Statistical Report, agents confiscated more than 5.3 million marijuana plants nationwide in 2016. The total is a 20 percent increase over the agency’s 2015 […]

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VA Secretary Shulkin Still Hasn’t Responded to The American Legion’s Call for Marijuana Research

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VA Secretary Shulkin Still Hasn’t Responded to The American Legion’s Call for Marijuana Research | NORML

The American Legion has been calling on the federal government for over a year – specifically the Veterans Affairs Department – to support research into the therapeutic benefits of cannabis in treating veterans with PTSD. Many veterans have said that they have been able to eliminate or reduce their dependency on other drugs, specifically opioids, […]

VA Secretary Shulkin Still Hasn’t Responded to The American Legion’s Call for Marijuana Research | The Daily Chronic

 

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