85% Of U.S. Doctors Suspect Their Patients Abuse Opioids

Docs avoid recommending pot for opioid addiction

Survey shows 77% list medical marijuana as least preferred alternative MASSACHUSETTS:  The opioid epidemic causes more than 100 overdoses daily in America and fewer than 1 in 5 treating physicians approve of the government’s handling of the crisis. These findings are from a new survey of 501 physicians conducted by InCrowd and McLean Hospital. “The Read the full article…

What You Need To Know Before Talking To Your Doctor About Medical Marijuana

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By Zack M Despite marijuana’s legalization, cannabis continues to remain illegal on a federal level in most states.  However, the United States’ federal law has lifted the ban on the usage of medical cannabis, which has encouraged certain states to permit the consumption of medical marijuana. It isn’t hard to understand why one would want Read the full article…

Illinois Patients To Docs: ‘What About Marijuana?’

CLONES AS CARRIERS

ILLINOIS:  Illinois doctors, nursing homes, hospitals and hospice organizations are ramping up for their role as gatekeepers in the state’s new medical marijuana program. Medical professionals find themselves at the center of a quickly changing legal landscape with minimal scientific research to back the claims of those extolling marijuana’s therapeutic benefits. “It’s already an issue,” Read the full article…

More Doctors Than Consumers Favor Legalizing Medical Marijuana: Survey

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The legalization of medical marijuana has more support among U.S. doctors than among consumers, a new survey found. The survey of more than 1,500 doctors and nearly 3,000 consumers found that 69 percent of doctors said medical marijuana can help with certain conditions and treatments. Only 52 percent of consumers expressed that same belief. Among Read the full article…