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Study: Long-Term Cannabis Use Associated With Improved Pain Relief, Reduced Opioid Use

Generic 23 February 2016 | 0 Comments

The long-term, daily use of cannabis is associated with improved analgesia and reduced opioid use in patients with treatment-resistant chronic pain conditions, according to clinical trial data reported online ahead of print in The Clinical Journal of Pain. Investigators with Hebrew University in Israel evaluated the use of cannabis on pain in a cohort of [...]

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National NORML Board Endorses AUMA Marijuana Legalization Initiative in CA

Generic 23 February 2016 | 0 Comments

At a board meeting held on Saturday, February 20th in Washington, DC, the NORML Board of Directors voted to endorse the Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA) voter initiative to legalize marijuana in California. The NORML Board reversed its former policy of waiting until an initiative has officially qualified for the ballot before endorsing it, [...]

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