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Opioids Take a Toll on the Workplace—Can Cannabis Help?

More than $78 billion a year—that’s how much The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate the economic burden of prescription opioid use and …

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Know Your Cannabis Terpenes: Limonene

From a twist of lemon in a cup of tea to the “lemon fresh” scent of detergent and furniture polish, just about everyone has encountered …

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How to Ease Migraine Pain With Cannabis

Migraines are the most common neurological disorders, affecting about 10% of the world’s population. Symptoms range from visual disturbances to debilitating headache pain that lasts …

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Can Cannabis Be a Healthier Substitute for Alcohol?

Alcohol is part of the social fabric in many countries around the world. From toasts at a wedding to a night out with friends or …

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Can Dabbing Cannabis Raise Cancer Risk?

Dabbing has been around since the 1970s, but with the growing movement to legalize cannabis, it’s taking on higher visibility. Many claim it’s a safer …

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Cannabis & Carcinogens: What’s the Risk?

Can using cannabis raise your risk of cancer? Many anti-drug campaigns and mainstream medical experts say that it can, adding that warning to the long …

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The Science Behind Why Marijuana Is Safer Than Opioids

Every day, more than 90 Americans die of an opioid overdose. Opioids are a class of powerfully addictive drugs that includes not only the street …

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How Athletes Get a Boost From the Endocannabinoid System

The concepts “runner’s high” and “second wind” are familiar to serious athletes. They’re examples of the way intense exertion can bring on a feeling of …

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The Rise of Opioids—and Cannabis’s Role in Their Downfall

The American opioid epidemic accounts for more than 90 overdose deaths per day. In some states, the number of prescription opioid medications dispensed far exceeds …

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A Brief History of Cannabis Use for Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is the second most common neurodegenerative disorder in the United States, after Alzheimer’s disease. It’s also the 14th most common cause of death …

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How Opioids & Cannabinoids Interact to Boost Pain Relief

Some recreational marijuana users like to take an oxycodone or another kind of opioid at the same time as cannabis, saying that this intensifies the …

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How Cannabis Can Break the Cycle of Opioid Abuse

The American opioid epidemic claims nearly a hundred lives a day to overdose deaths. The cycle of abuse and dependence affects millions more as people …

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