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Marijuana Could Be the Key to Overcoming America's Opioid Epidemic

Image source: Getty Images.<p>America has a problem.<p>Though prescription drugs are designed to help patients, one class of prescription drugs known as opioids, which are commonly prescribed to relieve severe or chronic pain, have been doing the opposite in certain instances. During periods of extended …

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Can Smoking Pot Treat Incurable Disease?

For 1.4 million Americans who suffer from ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease, medical marijuana might offer some promise.<p>Annual colonoscopies, …

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Without Early AIDS Patients, The Medical Marijuana Movement Wouldn't Exist

Live in one of the 25 states with legal marijuana? Here's who you have to thank.<p>From 1994 to 1998, Dennis Peron ran one of San Francisco's most successful marijuana businesses, openly flouting federal and state law by providing the drug to anyone who walked through the door of his Cannabis Buyer's …

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How medical marijuana could help boomers get the most out of retirement

States that passed medical marijuana laws saw a significant boost to older Americans' workforce participation, according to a new working paper from researchers at Johns Hopkins and Temple University. States with medical marijuana laws also saw improvements in overall health for older men, although …

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