Patients Dramatically Reduce Their Opioid Use Following Cannabis Access

MMJ reduces opioid use

CANADA: Pain patients enrolled in Canada’s legal medical cannabis access program significantly reduce their use of opioids over the long-term, according to longitudinal data provided by Tilray Canada Ltd - one of the nation’s largest, licensed provider of medicinal marijuana products. Investigators assessed opioid use patterns in a cohort of 573 patients using Tilray-provided products. Among those patients who acknowledged Read the full article…

Villalta, Guevara Back Medical Marijuana Debate At Universidad Nacional In Heredia, Costa Rica

Villalta: “war on drugs has proven an absolute failure.”

COSTA RICA: In a surprising turn in the presidential election campaign, both Jose Maria Villalta of the Wide Front party and Otto Guevara of the Libertarian Movement both came out in support for medical marijuana legalization in a debate at National University in Heredia.

Uruguay to defend marijuana plan at U.N.

"I never smoked a marijuana joint, but I've come to notice that I need to rejuvenate my neurons and realize what the life of young people is like."

URUGUAY: Uruguayan President Jose Mujica plans to defend his government’s groundbreaking marijuana licensing plan in a speech to the United Nations General Assembly in September, his spokesman said Friday.