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Maryland looks to medical cannabis as potential treatment to combat rise in opioid-related deaths

Maryland looks to medical cannabis as potential treatment to combat rise in opioid-related deaths

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

February 28, 2019


Filed under Medical cannabis

A rising number of medical cannabis patient advocates and physicians are admitting that weed-based treatments should be added to the list of available treatment options for opioid addiction under Maryland's medical cannabis bill. Numerous studies have demonstrated a reduction in opioid cravings after patients use cannabis, not to mention a reduction in the unple...

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