Blog posts tagged "opiate addiction"

Killer Pills: Illegally Alive Showcases How Cannabis Could Fix America’s Opiate Epidemic

Chloe Summers reports on a recent demonstration by The Marijuana Times at World Cannabis Week in Denver which brought attention to the deadly opioid epidemic that’s killing men and women of all ages. The movement is called “Illegally Alive” and it serves by showing, through facts and personal stories, how having the option of legal, medical cannabis can prevent opioid-related deaths.

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The Use of Cannabis in the Treatment of Opiate Addiction

We have a nation of narcotic addicts, mostly from the prescription uses of opiates, and it is spiraling out of control. Oddly enough, the most highly effective method for opiate addicts to safely detox from their addiction involves a substance that the U.S. Government currently considers to be less beneficial than the opiates; Dr. Christopher Rasmussen believes this may be one of marijuana’s best uses to date...

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