Category: Opioids

Placing focus on the U.S. opioid epidemic, how medical cannabis can help
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Placing focus on the U.S. opioid epidemic, how medical cannabis can help

According to the CDC, the United States is experiencing an epidemic of drug overdose deaths. Since 2000, the rate of deaths from drug overdoses has increased 137%, including a 200% increase in the rate of overdose deaths involving opioids. For opioids that are prescribed as painkillers like oxycodone and morphine, several factors are likely to...