Monthly Archives: March 2015

Is Cannabis as Effective as Opiates for Treating Pain?

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www.DoctorOz.com

3/18/2015

For patients suffering from severe chronic pain their choices are limited. Medical marijuana may be an alternative to prescription opioid painkillers.  In fact states that allow medical cannabis have lower rates of opioid use.  

Bipartisan senate bill would protect medical cannabis patients, doctors and businesses.

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The bill, sponsored by Sens. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Rand Paul (R-Ky.), and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), would deal a sharp blow to the U.S. government’s longstanding war on marijuana by banning the Drug Enforcement Administration from cracking […]