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  • Medical Marijuana May Reduce Opioid Use A Little

    Medical Marijuana May Reduce Opioid Use A Little0

    Making medical marijuana available might help reduce opioid prescriptions, researchers reported Monday. They found states that legalized the medical use of marijuana saw small reductions in opioid prescriptions for Medicare and Medicaid patients. “State implementation of medical marijuana laws was associated with a 5.88 percent lower rate of opioid prescribing,” wrote Hefei Wen of the

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  • Gov. Northam Signs Medical Cannabis Oil Bill Into Law

    Gov. Northam Signs Medical Cannabis Oil Bill Into Law0

    On March 9, Governor Ralph Northam signed HB1251 into law. The law expands the defense for possession of medical cannabis oils to any diagnosed condition. The new law comes with restrictions, the oil must contain at least 15% CBD or at least 15% THC-A and may have no more than 5% of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). “CBD

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  • Can Cannabis Oil Help Prevent Drug, Alcohol Relapse?

    Can Cannabis Oil Help Prevent Drug, Alcohol Relapse?0

    New research has added to the growing opinion that cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive compound in the cannabis plant, may prove effective in reducing chances of relapse in alcohol and drug dependency. Fortune examined a study in which a CBD gel was administered to rats that were experiencing cravings from daily doses of cocaine. The study

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