Monthly Archives: March 2015

Can cannabis be as effective as opiates for pain treatment?

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www.DoctorOz.com

March 18,2015

For patients suffering from severe chronic pain their choices are few. Medical cannabis may be a good alternative to prescription opioid painkillers. ┬áIn fact states that allow medical cannabis have lower rates of opioid use. […]

U.S Surgeon General admits that cannabis “can be helpful” for medical conditions

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Matt Ferner

Huffington Post

The nation’s new surgeon general,Dr. Vivek Murthy, says that cannabis “can be helpful” for some medical conditions, and thinks science should dictate policy on the federally banned substance.

He believes U.S. marijuana policy […]