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Studies: Medical Cannabis Enrollees Typically Reduce Their Use of Opioids

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Patients diagnosed with chronic pain and other debilitating conditions typically reduce, or in some cases, eliminate their use of opioids following their enrollment in state-sanctioned medical cannabis access programs. Several peer-reviewed studies now document this trend. In contrast to observational, population-based studies — which only seek to identify whether an association exists between the passage […]

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Oregon: Governor Signs Law Prohibiting Landlords From Discriminating Against Medical Marijuana Patients

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Democratic Gov. Kate Brown has signed legislation, Senate Bill 970, prohibiting landlords from taking discriminatory action against those who either use medical cannabis or possess cannabis-related convictions. The measure states that a landlord may not take into consideration an applicant’s “status as a medical marijuana patient” or whether they have a “conviction based solely on […]

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Medical marijuana does not reduce opioid deaths

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Legalizing medical marijuana does not reduce the rate of fatal opioid overdoses, according to researchers.