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Medicinal Marijuana studies are showing positive benefits, alongside a 29% reduction in opioid overdoses in states with medicinal marijuana recently legalized. Followed with a drastic 44% to 64% reduction in opioid use among chronic pain patients. If this peaks your interest click here.
Canada is reaching the limits of a drug policy centred on harm reduction — a philosophy that aims to limit the harms of substance use without insisting on abstinence. Despite the creation of over 40 supervised consumption sites, opioid overdose deaths have remained staggeringly high: more than 10,300 Canadians lost their lives to an opioid […]
A study has emerged that suggests that we should be looking closer at the the “exit drug” theory. A team of researchers from Canada and the United States surveyed over 2,000 federally registered medical cannabis patients in Canada, where the plant has been legal for medical purposes for almost twenty years. The survey asked patients […]
“Drugs never cure disease. They merely hush the voice of nature’s protest, and pull down the danger signals she erects along the pathway of transgression. Any poison taken into the system has to be reckoned with later on even though it palliates present symptoms. Pain may disappear, but the patient is left in a worse […]
You should have the right to choose how you treat your pain. Medical cannabis is a solution that’s safe, natural, and has been used for over 5,000 years to treat pain with great results.Patients diagnosed with over 32 pain-related conditions have found relief using this medical cannabis.But, because of decades of propaganda and prohibition, using […]
Could medical marijuana be a solution to the unprecedented opioid epidemic? Dr. Sanjay Gupta is here to answer your questions. https://cnn.it/2HnWeuY “Weed 4: Pot vs. Pills” premieres April 29th, Sunday night at 8pET on CNN. Must see TV!!! For all those who have not had a chance to watch it… Watch Weeds 4: Pot Versus […]
The thousands of deaths across Canada as a result opiod use and addictions has been dominating public health, public safety, and public policy issue for many years. Beyond the headlines and the grim statistics, a new public opinion poll from the Angus Reid Institute finds this nationwide epidemic striking close to home for a significant […]
As the legalization of cannabis quickly approaches, a doctor is trying to spread the word about the healing properties of the plant and its potential to stop the opioid crisis. Dr. Ira Price is an Emergency Medicine Professor at McMaster University, he says during his medical work the number one complaint from patients was pain, […]
Seniors are the fastest growing population of new medicinal cannabis users, but there still are many misconceptions about medicinal cannabis, especially among senior citizens. Watch this short informative Video on How Medical Cannabis Is Helping Many Seniors Get Off Prescription Drugs Video Source
Recently a small study (published in The Journal of Pain 2016) by researchers at the University of Michigan involved 185 subjects who required chronic pain management. The patients were given an online questionnaire focusing on their use of medicinal cannabis and pain medications. The results of the 185 subjects surveyed demonstrated that… Medicinal Cannabis use […]
Why we Have a prescription Drug Crisis! The class of drugs known as opioids such as oxycodone and hydromophone were only prescribed by physicians until the mid 1990’s to patients who were dying or were suffering from very severe acute or chronic pain. The introduction of Oxycontin led to doctors prescribing opioids for pain, because […]
Pain lasting for several months, or persisting after an injury has healed, is considered chronic. Chronic pain affects not only individuals, but also their families, the health care system, and society as a whole. It may lead to other health concerns such as eating problems, sleep disturbances and fatigue Absences from school, work and social […]
In this passionate testimonial Vikki O’brien discusses how she plans to use cannabis oil’s to combat the withdraws of morphine while also traveling across Canada from Ontario to British Columbia with Jason. Video source: Cannabis in Canada
Medical researchers think they’ve found a new way to help break opioid addiction. Video Source
In this passionate testimonial Vikki O’brien discusses how she plans to use cannabis oil’s to combat the withdrawal of morphine while also traveling across Canada from Ontario to British Columbia with Jason. Video Source