by Mark Gold, MD Reprinted from RiverMendHealth.com The dramatic increase in marijuana potency plus the increased prevalence of use among all age cohorts in the US have compelled scientific inquiry regarding the effects of this “recreational” drug. Clearly, marijuana does not cause overdose deaths like opioids or withdrawal deaths like alcohol. But, is it
Marijuana, the second “opioid crisis” We need more transparency on the harms of cannabis We must expose the dangers of cannabis. Just like with the opioid crisis where the DEA agents knew and were begging to get the public exposure on why so many people were dying!!! If you haven’t watched this 60 Mins segment
Study Shows Cannabis Use Increases Risk for Opioid Abuse The researchers find that marijuana use “appears to increase rather than decrease the risk of developing non-medical prescription opioid use and opioid use disorder.” They note their findings support the possibility that the increase in marijuana use since 2001-2002 may have worsened the opioid crisis facing
This public service warning was run by a grieving mom, who lost her son to cannabis.