Cannabis for pain is safer than opioids

By Adie Wilson-Poe | What’s it going to take for us to recognize the value of cannabis in combating the opioid epidemic? Two recent studies published in the American Medical Association’s peer-reviewed journal demonstrate that opioid use is lower in states where doctors can recommend medical cannabis. The findings back up previous studies showing these…

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A growers vision of cannatourism: The Doob Ranch

By: Jason “Aka Crazybatmanfan” Osborne | Where it all began…. My experience in cannabis begins like most, a teenager smoking “pot” listening to music. No high and mighty medical need, although I believe I was medicating myself for personal reasons now. I certainly wasn’t interested in anything medical or spiritual, just…

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On marijuana and opioids — the DEA has no clue what it’s talking about

BY PAUL ARMENTANO | Is state-level medical cannabis access mitigating or fueling America’s opioid crisis? Testifying before Congress last week, Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) acting administrator Robert Patterson claimed the latter. But when he prompted to provide evidence in support of the agency’s position, he acknowledged that he could not. His failure…

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