11 major research findings on the use of marijuana

The greater acceptance and availability of marijuana for medical purposes has led to substantial improvements in the treatment of conditions such as chronic pain, neuropathic pain and spasticity due to multiple sclerosis. On the other hand, evidence shows negative consequences of marijuana use, including marijuana abuse and dependence, which affects

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Overprescribing drugs bears fatal consequences

Problematic prescribing practices are the leading contributors to the nation’s growing drug epidemic. Opioid medications such as hydrocodone (Vicodin), oxycodone (OxyContin), oxymorphone (Opana) and methadone are among the most common prescription drugs involved in overdoses. In the U.S., 44 people die per day from overdose of prescription painkillers alone. But

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