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How Cannabis Could Turn the Opioid Epidemic Around

Learn about how high CBD cannabis can help alleviate opioid addiction and help turn around the ongoing epidemic, and hear one veteran’s story.

For Ex-NFL Punter Chris Kluwe, Cannabis Was the Safer Choice

For NFL rookies, this week marks the beginning of a never-ending series of choices about how to alleviate pain.

NFL Lineman Eugene Monroe Won’t Take Opioids, Not Allowed Medical Cannabis. So He’s Retiring at 29.

Monroe’s retirement leaves Tennessee Titans linebacker Derrick Morgan as the only current NFL player publicly urging the league to lift the ban on the use of medical cannabis.

NFL Player Eugene Monroe Calls Out League’s Opioid Use, Endorses Cannabis

You’ve heard that football players are regularly pumped full of painkillers. Ever wonder what that looks like? Baltimore Ravens tackle Eugene Monroe wants to show you.

Can Cannabis Help Treat Painkiller and Heroin Addiction?

The growing number of patients who claim marijuana helped them drop their painkiller habit has intrigued lawmakers and emboldened advocates.

Maine Could Be First State to OK Medical Cannabis to Treat Addicts

Caregivers and patients told state regulators Tuesday that cannabis eases the symptoms of opioid withdrawal and offers a healthier alternative to the prescription painkillers.

Is Cannabis Addictive?

If there’s a question that can’t be answered with a straightforward yes or no, it’s this: is cannabis addictive?

The Medical Minute: How Cannabis Could Help Solve the Substance Abuse Epidemic

Entertain the irony of this headline for a moment; you might find yourself surprised by the ways cannabis is helping the substance abuse epidemic.

The Medical Minute: Wait, Did They Really Just Equate Cannabis to Heroin?

This week’s Medical Minute looks at the flurry of sensational headlines following the release of a 20-year study aimed at the detriments of long-term cannabis use.

Could Women Be More Sensitive to and More Tolerant of THC Than Men?

When analyzing male and female rats' reactions to cannabis use, researchers found that females are at least 30% more sensitive to the pain-relieving qualities of THC than males.