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  1. Ron Strider

    Medical Marijuana For New Mexico Opiate Addicts Rejected

    New Mexico's top health official has rejected state Medical Cannabis Advisory Board recommendations to add opiate dependence and Alzheimer's disease to the list of conditions that qualify a person to legally buy medical marijuana. State Health Secretary Lynn Gallagher rejected the...
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    Obama's Drug Czar Admits Govt Suppressed Research Showing The Benifits Of Cannabis

    The Obama Administration's Drug Czar Michael Botticelli chatted it up on Politico's Pulse Check podcast recently where he discussed the federal government's approach to drug addiction and rehabilitation, among other topics. But Botticelli did take a moment to discuss marijuana, and specifically...
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    Opiate Addiction Experts Turn To Marijuana As Safer Alternative To Pain Relief

    The U.S. is in the grips of a well-documented opiate epidemic. More people in the country now die from heroin and prescription opiates than they do from car accidents. In 2014, nearly 19,000 fatal overdoses were related to legal opiates like Oxycontin and Vicodin, and according to the Center for...
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    Opiate Addiction Experts Turn To Marijuana As Safer Alternative To Pain Relief

    The U.S. is in the grips of a well-documented opiate epidemic. More people in the country now die from heroin and prescription opiates than they do from car accidents. In 2014, nearly 19,000 fatal overdoses were related to legal opiates like Oxycontin and Vicodin, and according to the Center for...
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    Medical Marijuana As A Tool To Reduce Opiate Addiction

    Vermont has approved medical cannabis for chronic pain in an effort to reduce opiate abuse. Will other states follow suit? The country is currently mired in what some are calling an "opioid painkiller crisis," and Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin took concrete action earlier this month to address...
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    Medical Marijuana As A Tool To Reduce Opiate Addiction

    Vermont has approved medical cannabis for chronic pain in an effort to reduce opiate abuse. Will other states follow suit? The country is currently mired in what some are calling an "opioid painkiller crisis," and Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin took concrete action earlier this month to address...
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    Advocates Push To Let Patients Use Marijuana To Treat Opiate Addiction

    Medical marijuana caregivers and patients will ask state regulators Tuesday to consider adding opiate addiction as a qualifying condition for medical marijuana. Maine will be the first state to formally consider allowing medical marijuana to be used as treatment for addiction to opiates and...
  8. R

    Vermont: The Case For Regulating Cannabis

    I believe, as a community, we need the alternative that legal cannabis can provide. I have worked firsthand, as a licensed clinical social worker in Barre, with individuals in the grips of heroin addiction, some whose addiction began with prescription pain medication. I have seen the...