Smoking Weed Could Help People Kick Their Addictions: UBC Study

A new cure may be budding for opioid addiction and alcoholism, according to researchers: pot.

Remember the old “gateway drug” theory that marijuana leads to harder drugs like cocaine or meth?

Now researchers at the University of British Columbia believe the idea might actually work in reverse.

A new study touted as one of the “most comprehensive” ever suggests that drug users — particularly those addicted to opioids and alcohol — could benefit from using marijuana as a reverse “stepping stone” away from more dangerous substances.

– Read the entire article at Metro News.