The Importance Of Tapering Off Opioids And Medications Safely Before You Start Cannabis

The Importance Of Tapering Off Opioids And Medications Safely Before You Start Cannabis Never Quit Cold Turkey So you’ve made the decision to give up opioids and other pharmaceutical medications to use cannabis instead. Congratulations! You’ve made a good, important decision and one that will save your life. Opioids are…

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Congress demands answers from DEA on spread of opioids

Published: Oct 25, 2017, 12:00 pm • Updated: Oct 25, 2017, 12:00 pm By Lenny Bernstein and Scott Higham, The Washington Post WASHINGTON – Frustrated lawmakers threatened Wednesday to subpoena information from the Drug Enforcement Administration, accusing the agency of delaying responses to their questions about wholesale drug distributors that…

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Dr. Oz Is Proven Right as Study Shows Cannabis Gets People Off Opioids

Dr. Oz Cannabis Opiates Five-Year Study Says: Cannabis Is An Opioid Exit Drug, Not A Gateway Drug There are many myths and lies about cannabis that prohibitionists love to spread.  Some of these include: cannabis is addictive, it makes you lazy and unmotivated, and everyone’s favorite –  using cannabis leads…

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Lawyer disbarred after conviction for planting weed, pipe, opioids in PTA rival’s car

Published: Sep 13, 2017, 1:24 pm • Updated: Sep 13, 2017, 1:26 pm By Sean Emery, Orange County Register Kent Wycliffe Easter and Jill Bjorkholm Easter were convicted of a felony count for false imprisonment. Jill has since changed her name to Ava Everheart. (Courtesy Irvine police department) A former…

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Many Americans use Cannabis for Chronic Pain Because it is Better than Opioids

CANNABIS FOR CHRONIC PAIN Currently, 1/3 America suffers from chronic pain, defined as pain that lasts longer than 12 weeks. It commonly coincides alongside secondary symptoms and conditions, from trouble sleeping to a weakened immune system to anxiety and depression. The problem with chronic pain and other health conditions, however,…

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Former NFL-er Nate Jackson: Cannabis safer, more effective than opioids

Published: Aug 21, 2017, 1:10 pm • Updated: Aug 21, 2017, 1:50 pm By Nate Jackson, Guest Commentary In The Cannifornian Pain is a constant in the game of football, and the National Football League has long relied on painkillers to keep its players on the field. This has made NFL locker…

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Could Trump’s declaration of opioids as national emergency be used for Sessions’ war on drugs?

Published: Aug 10, 2017, 2:56 pm • Updated: Aug 10, 2017, 4:22 pm By Christopher Ingraham, The Washington Post President Donald Trump on Thursday said he considers the opioid crisis to be “a national emergency,” starting a process aimed at giving the federal and state governments more resources and flexibility…

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