“There are direct reasons why [cannabis]could actually help people get off of opioids,” says one leading marijuana researcher.
The 2015 book Chasing The Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs, is a New York Times bestseller. It’s also a scathing account of the trillion dollar, global drug war’s many policy failures. The book’s author, Scottish-born journalist Johann Hari, has traveled to over 18 countries to investigate drug criminalization. What heRead More
Opponents of legalizing marijuana have long claimed that it is a “gateway drug” that leads to use of other substances. But one of the country’s most famous physicians says the opposite might be true.
A drug rehabilitation clinic is trying out a new approach to get people off drugs – by letting them smoke weed.
Alcoholism is a pervasive chemical affliction. Marijuana, which is far more benign, could be used in treatment.
On Friday, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) revealed that 25% of U.S. overdoses are due to heroin,
Twenty-nine states recognize the legal use of medical marijuana by statute, and an additional 16 states have approved access to compounds in the cannabis plant, such as cannabidiol, to treat specific conditions such as uncontrolled epilepsy.
A new cure may be budding for opioid addiction and alcoholism, according to researchers: pot.
Pot for pain is picking up speed. Should it?
On Tuesday, Maine will be the first state to formally consider the idea, even though the federal government still classifies marijuana as an illicit drug.