Cannabis Preferred Over Opioids When Treating Many Conditions

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If you take opioids to treat chronic pain, mental health issues or gastrointestinal issues, you’d probably prefer to use cannabis instead of your opioids, at least that is what new research published in the International Journal of Drug Policy says.

“This study is one of the first to track medical cannabis use under the new system of licensed producers, meaning that all participants had physician authorization to access cannabis in addition to their prescription medicines,” says University of British Columbia Assoc. Prof. Zach Walsh, co-author of the study. To continue reading