The number of Americans living with conditions that give them chronic pain has increased substantially in the last two decades. We take a look at some factors that might explain this sudden shift. In 1997, there were 120.
Recent research suggests that medical marijuana laws have a positive impact on opioid use and on deaths related to overdose on opioids. But it’s not just about legalization — laws must make medical marijuana accessible as well as le
Patients with ALS may soon be able to seek treatment in the form of medical marijuana, which may not only alleviate symptoms of the disease, but – as some studies suggest – could also slow ALS progre
An overreliance on opioids to treat chronic pain conditions has created a nationwide addiction crisis. As medical cannabis gains acceptance across the country, many physicians are hopeful that the drug will play a part in resolving that crisis.