Study: Marijuana Use Associated With Decreased Mortality Among Patients Undergoing Orthopedic Surgeries

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Study: Marijuana Use Associated With Decreased Mortality Among Patients Undergoing Orthopedic Surgeries | NORML BOSTON, MA — A history of marijuana use is associated with decreased in-hospital mortality among patients undergoing certain orthopedic surgeries, according to data published in the journal Substance Abuse. Investigators … Read More

Opioid Use Declines Among Pain Patients in Minnesota’s Medical Marijuana Program

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Opioid Use Declines Among Pain Patients in Minnesota’s Medical Marijuana Program | NORML ST. PAUL,  MN — Patients with intractable pain reduce their use of prescription opioids following cannabis therapy, according to data compiled by the Minnesota Department of Health. Investigators assessed … Read More

Study: Medical Marijuana Laws Associated With Greater Workforce Participation Among Older Americans

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Study: Medical Marijuana Laws Associated With Greater Workforce Participation Among Older Americans | Paul Armentano The enactment of statewide medicinal cannabis programs is associated with greater participation in the workforce by adults age 50 and older, according to the findings … Read More