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  1. Ron Strider

    High Hopes Ride On Marijuana Painkillers Amid Opioid Crisis

    A handful of drugmakers are taking their first steps toward developing marijuana-based painkillers, alternatives to opioids that have led to widespread abuse and caused the U.S. health regulator to ask for a withdrawal of a popular drug this month. The cannabis plant has been used for decades...
  2. Ron Strider

    High Hopes Ride On Marijuana Painkillers Amid Opioid Crisis

    A handful of drugmakers are taking their first steps toward developing marijuana-based painkillers, alternatives to opioids that have led to widespread abuse and caused the U.S. health regulator to ask for a withdrawal of a popular drug this month. The cannabis plant has been used for decades...
  3. Ron Strider

    MI: Legalize Pot, Curb Opioid Use

    Michigan will likely get another shot at legalizing pot next fall. A petition is being circulated to collect signatures right now. Legalization efforts have stuttered for the past several years, made even more frustrating because many other states have made much progress in the same time. But...
  4. K

    NFL Players Petition League To Look At Marijuana As Painkiller

    A group of retired football players and medical professionals are petitioning the NFL to consider marijuana as an alternative to prescription painkillers. Despite the substance's ban in professional sports and federal status as a Schedule 1 drug on par with heroin, a retired NFL player is...
  5. K

    Former MLB All-Star Says Medical Marijuana Oil Helped Him Quit Painkillers

    Former MLB All-Star pitcher David Wells opened up about his history with prescription pain killers and his advocacy for CBD oil (medical marijuana without the effects of a high) in an exclusive interview with ThePostGame on Wednesday. Wells, who pitched for nine teams during a 21-year major...
  6. K

    Former MLB All-Star Says Medical Marijuana Oil Helped Him Quit Painkillers

    Former MLB All-Star pitcher David Wells opened up about his history with prescription pain killers and his advocacy for CBD oil (medical marijuana without the effects of a high) in an exclusive interview with ThePostGame on Wednesday. Wells, who pitched for nine teams during a 21-year major...
  7. K

    Cannabis Confidential - NFL Players Weigh In On Medical Marijuana Vs. Painkillers

    It's high time to get the lowdown on marijuana in the NFL. (See what we did there?) So, with a promise of anonymity, we asked 226 players from the AFC and NFC for real talk on pot use in the league.* Spoiler alert: When it comes to going green - from legalization of marijuana in the U.S. to the...
  8. K

    Cannabis Confidential - NFL Players Weigh In On Medical Marijuana Vs. Painkillers

    It's high time to get the lowdown on marijuana in the NFL. (See what we did there?) So, with a promise of anonymity, we asked 226 players from the AFC and NFC for real talk on pot use in the league.* Spoiler alert: When it comes to going green - from legalization of marijuana in the U.S. to the...
  9. K

    Bureaucratic Conflict Leaves America's Veterans Suffering Needlessly

    June 27, 2016, by Jerry Nelson — Do you want to be a criminal or agonize in pain? That's the choice that millions of chronic pain sufferers are forced to make each day. Thanks to the tangled web of laws in America, legislation has not kept pace with reality, and people are forced into the vise...
  10. K

    Bureaucratic Conflict Leaves America's Veterans Suffering Needlessly

    June 27, 2016, by Jerry Nelson — Do you want to be a criminal or agonize in pain? That's the choice that millions of chronic pain sufferers are forced to make each day. Thanks to the tangled web of laws in America, legislation has not kept pace with reality, and people are forced into the vise...
  11. R

    Groundbreaking Study Is Big Pharma's Worst Nightmare

    There's new evidence to support the idea that marijuana legalization could combat America's opioid epidemic. A new report found that people are less likely to abuse prescription painkillers in states with legal medical marijuana systems. An analysis of healthcare claims from about one...