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Physician’s Corner

How cannabis has helped kids fight cancer

I’ve recently watched Weed the People on Amazon Video.  Producers Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein do a great job on the topic of cannabis and its medicinal properties. Cannabis has been off-limits to doctors and researchers in the US for the past 80 years, but recently scientists have discovered its anti-cancer properties. Armed with only […]

Medical Marijuana Programs May Help Cut Opioid Use

Making medical marijuana legal may lead to a reduction of opioid use in adults under the age of 40, a new study suggests. The researchers found that the rates of opioid use decreased in adults ages 21 to 40 in states that had legalized medical marijuana and where residents with prescriptions could obtain cannabis from dispensaries or grow their own, compared to states that had legalized medical marijuana but did not yet have an operational program for people to obtain it.