Study: Medical Cannabis May Result In Less Opioid Dependence For Advanced Cancer Patients


By Joana Scopel Individuals with advanced most cancers respond favorably to medicinal cannabis, according to a study published in the journal Cureus on a trial that included members enrolled in the NY state’s health care cannabis registry. Researchers affiliated with Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse evaluated the use of marijuana by cancer patients for palliative reasons. “The ambitions of this research were to evaluate the traits […]

Cannabis ‘Very Promising’ as Opioid Replacement, Early Study Results Show


South Africa’s first ethically-authorized hashish medical trials have begun in Johannesburg with the goal to determine if cannabis can change opioids for discomfort management, according to a June 21 push release. Extra and extra, hashish reveals potential for lowering or replacing opioids for particular forms of agony administration. Biodata, subsidiary of Labat Africa, “is the […]

Medical Cannabis Can Curb Opioid Use In Patients With This Chronic Condition


One of medical cannabis’ most frequent takes advantage of is the procedure of chronic ailments, which influence about 40% of People a 12 months. A new established of studies exhibit evidence that, aside from earning patient’s life a lot easier, health care hashish can also control the use of opioids. The research have been offered […]

Watchdog Flags Cannabis Products with Unproven Opioid Addiction Claims


Hashish corporations are crossing the line when they show claims such as CBD as a way to struggle opioid habit, a watchdog corporation warns. Pennsylvania-based watchdog Highlight PA looked at around 60 sites from cannabis retailers and firms centered in Pennsylvania and actuality-checked the validity of health statements with overall health policy industry experts. The […]

Judge Rejects $4.5B Cash Deal to Protect OxyContin Pusher Family from Opioid Lawsuits


Significant pharma’s instant of reckoning for roles in the opioid disaster started to unravel not long ago. On November 24, 2020, opioid maker Purdue Pharma LP pleaded guilty to fraud and kickback conspiracies amid a flurry of litigation about its purpose in the opioid epidemic. Purdue Pharma pitched a substantial individual bankruptcy settlement to basically […]

Why Marijuana Is Effective For Opioid Recovery


The devastation the opioid crisis has wrought upon communities throughout the country, particularly all through the pandemic, is immense. Fatalities from opioid overdoses amassed the threshold of 93,000 in 2020, and relief is nowhere in sight. That’s why now, more than ever, governing bodies and the medical community benefit from pulling out all the stops […]

Jury Finds Pharmacy Chains Contributed to Ohio’s Opioid Crisis


A federal jury in Ohio on Tuesday located that pharmacy giants Walgreens, CVS and Walmart contributed to the opioid crisis in that point out, a verdict that could serve as a bellwether for hundreds of similar cases pending from coast to coast. The decision is the initial verdict returned by a jury that holds a […]

New Study Links Psychedelic Use With 55% Decrease In Daily Opioid Use


By David Carpenter Psychedelic use could provide a window of prospect to kick drug habit, according to a current examine. Though there’s surely no magic capsule to cure addiction and emotional ills, psychedelics can at times placement men and women in the ideal body of thoughts to reach for that lofty aim. And now scientific data is supporting the […]

Hulu’s Dopesick Hammers Purdue Pharma for Role in Opioid Crisis


Previous week, NPR Tv critic and adjunct professor at Duke College Eric Deggans hosted a Twitter Spaces discussion on Hulu’s Dopesick—asking hard questions such as whether or not or not Purdue Pharma and the Sackler family are accountable for their roles in the opioid crisis. The Sackler family’s non-public business Purdue Pharma released OxyContin® in […]