Medical Weed States Have Less Opioid Use

Medical Weed, Opioid Use, Marijuana, Cannabis States with active medical weed legislation saw particular opioid prescription rates fall almost 20 percent when compared with prohibition nations, a first-of-its-kind research from Columbia University’s Irving Medical Center has found. Authors stated the findings emphasize the importance of providing patients with pain control choices, such as cannabis, in attempts to decrease opioid use.

The new study assesses opioid prescriptions created especially by orthopedic surgeons, who it notes would be the country’s third-highest prescribers of all opioids. Continue reading “Medical Weed States Have Less Opioid Use”