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Associations between medical cannabis and prescription opioid use in chronic pain patients

The clinically and statistically significant evidence of an association between MCP enrollment and opioid prescription cessation and reductions and improved quality of life warrants further investigations on cannabis as a potential alternative to prescription opioids for treating chronic pain. Study:

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Cannabis: the Exit Drug

By Philippe Lucas, CARBC Cannabis is neither completely harmless, nor is it a cure-all, but with polls showing that Canadians overwhelmingly support cannabis policy reform, it’s fair to assume that most people no longer believe that legalization would lead to the end of the world. Yet, some who support reform […]

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Matter of Debate: Should Pot Be Legal? (Full Session)

Recent elections in the states of Washington and Colorado have legalized marijuana, catalyzing the national debate regarding drug policy and reform. Would it be easier on health and police departments now pulled between conflicting state and federal laws to just legalize marijuana? Underwritten by Booz Allen Hamilton Featuring Ethan Nadelmann, […]

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Endocannabinoid System

Drug Policy Question of the Week – 6-13-12 As answered by Mary Jane Borden, Editor of Drug War Facts for the Drug Truth Network on 6-13-12. Question of the Week: What is the endocannabinoid system? According to the Drug Enforcement Administration in its July 2011 entry into the Federal […]