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UNM Study: Medical Marijuana an Alternative for Opioids

Surveys showed a significant proportion of pain patients substituted their opioid prescriptions with cannabis.

New Mexico May Add Opioid Use Disorder as a Qualifying Condition

A new petition could add opioid use disorder as a qualifying condition for medical marijuana in New Mexico, but will the Health Secretary allow it?

Insys Founder Arrested, Charged With Racketeering

The Phoenix company manufactures fentanyl and contributed heavily to defeat Arizona's adult-use legalization measure last year.

Trump Declares Opioid Health Emergency; Sessions Blames Cannabis

Administration officials made clear that the declaration, which lasts for 90 days, comes with no dedicated money.

NFL Roundtable Discusses Cannabis and Opioids

“Sitting together with the group of guys that spanned four decades of football and talking was therapeutic,” said Marvin Washington, a former NFL defensive end.

Blumenauer Calls for Cannabis Research to Combat Opioid Crisis

Rep. Earl Blumenauer took the floor during a Committee hearing to make an impassioned plea for medical cannabis research.

The Roll-Up #3: Dr. Oz and Fox & Friends

Leafly's news editors chew over the week's top stories: Doc Oz, drugged driving, $10 Toronto grams, and Las Vegas lounges.

Dr. Oz Defends Medical Cannabis on ‘Fox & Friends’

Dr. Oz stopped by 'Fox & Friends' to give the hosts a little lesson on how cannabis can be used to combat the opioid crisis.

The Haymaker: On OD Awareness Day, Consider a ‘Cannabis Exit’

Kicking pills with cannabis? A once-radical idea goes legit as more and more patients reclaim their lives.

Cannabis as an Opioid Exit: 5 Real-Life Stories

Cannabis isn't a magical cure. But it helped these former opioid addicts kick the pills, get healthy and reclaim their lives.

At This LA Rehab Center, Cannabis Is an ‘Exit’ Drug

At High Sobriety, an innovative addiction treatment center in Southern California, cannabis isn't just tolerated—it's provided as part of recovery.

License Allows Australian Medical Cannabis Company to Vertically Integrate

AusCann got one step closer to completing the sought-after farm-to-pharma model this week when it was granted a manufacturing license by the Office of Drug Control.

What Does It Mean to Declare the Opioid Epidemic a ‘National Emergency’?

The opioid crisis is raging and plans to declare it a national emergency are in the works. What does a formal declaration of a national emergency entail?

Feds to Study Medical Marijuana’s Effect on Opioid Use

The National Institutes of Health is funding a five-year study to see if chronic pain patients do better with MMJ.

In White House’s Quest to End Opioid Crisis, Where’s Cannabis?

Cannabis has been conspicuously absent from the White House’s discussion of the opioid crisis despite growing evidence it that the plant could help reduce overdoses.

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