Medical Cannabis Patients Report Decreased Use Of Opioids

Today on Burning Issues Dr. Mich is joined by Erik Altieri the communications director of NORML. They talk about how Medical Cannabis Patients Report Decreased Use Of Opioids, Anti-Anxiety Medicines.

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This topic is based on Patients with legal access to medical cannabis decreasing their use of opioids, anti-depressants, anti-anxiety drugs, and other medications, according to self-report data published online ahead of print in the Journal of Psychopharmacology. The study’s findings are consistent with those of others reporting that patients with legal cannabis access are less likely to use or abuse opioids, as well as various other prescription medications, including anti-anxiety medicines and anti-depressants.