Courtesy of Colorado’s Regulating Marijuana Works!
“A new study found that deaths from opioid overdoses have fallen sharply in the 23 US states where medical marijuana is now legal. Coincidence? Not likely.
For those with chronic pain, medical marijuana can be life changing, allowing a safer, natural form of treatment than the conventionally recommended pain-relieving drugs called opioids.
There is a wealth of research linking marijuana with pain relief. In one study, just three puffs of marijuana a day for five days helped those with chronic nerve pain to relieve pain and sleep better.1
Meanwhile, deaths from prescription opioid overdoses are skyrocketing with little sign of stopping except in areas where people in pain have access to marijuana instead,” by Dr. Mercola. Read more