Chronic Pain Patients Are Replacing Opioids With Medical Marijuana

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CLEVELAND, OH — More than two-thirds of chronic pain patients registered to legally access medical cannabis products substitute marijuana for prescription opioids, according to data published in The Journal of Headache and Pain. Investigators from the United States and Canada assessed the use of medical cannabis and prescription drugs in a cohort of over 2,000 Canadian patients licensed […]

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Patients Are Substituting Medical Marijuana for Opioids, Other Medications

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Patients Are Substituting Medical Marijuana for Opioids, Other Medications | Paul Armentano

Pain patients report successfully substituting cannabis for opioids and other analgesics, according to data published online in the journal Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research. Researchers from the University of California, Berkeley and Kent State University in Ohio assessed survey data from a cohort of 2,897 self-identified medical cannabis patients. Among those who acknowledged having used opioid-based […]

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Patients With Access to Medical Marijuana Reduce Their Use of Opioids, Study Finds

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Patients With Access to Medical Marijuana Reduce Their Use of Opioids, Study Finds | Paul Armentano

ALBUQUERQUE, NM — Patients registered to use medical cannabis decrease their use of opioids, according to data compiled by researchers at the University of New Mexico. Investigators assessed the use of prescription opioids over an 18-month period among patients enrolled in the state’s medical marijuana program compared to similar patients who were not. They reported […]

Patients With Access to Medical Marijuana Reduce Their Use of Opioids, Study Finds | The Daily Chronic

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Study: Medical Marijuana Patients Reduce Their Use of Opioids

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Study: Medical Marijuana Patients Reduce Their Use of Opioids | Paul Armentano

VICTORIA, BC — Patients with legal access to medical cannabis reduce their use of opioids, benzodiazepines, and other prescription drugs, according to data published online ahead of print in The International Journal of Drug Policy. Researchers at the University of Victoria and the University of British Columbia assessed the use of medical cannabis and prescription […]

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