Medical Cannabis Could Replace Addictive Opioids For Pain Relief, Study Suggests


Oct 17, 2022 | Research

Medical cannabis could be a viable substitute for effective, but highly-addictive, opioids often used for pain relief, a new survey suggests, as researchers continue to explore the potential health benefits of cannabis amid a growing national opioid crisis.  Of the more than three-fifths of the participants in the survey who had been taking opioids —including oxycodone and codeine — before they were prescribed medical cannabis, 79% were able to stop or reduce the use of them once they started using medical cannabis.  Read the article here.


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