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Patients who live in states where medical marijuana is legal are less likely to use opioids to treat their chronic pain. That's according to a recent study by three Florida International University professors who sought to examine the effect of cannabis laws on opioid use.

“We were interested in bringing pharmacists on because of their knowledge of the pharmacology of marijuana in the body. I'm not saying physicians don't know that, but pharmacists are trained to a deeper level to understand the action of the substance within the body.”

Regular cannabis use has risen more quickly among people with depression, and they’re less likely to perceive it as risky, compared with people who aren’t depressed, a U.S. study suggests.

If you feel reluctant to discuss the possible benefits you can experience from CBD or cannabis use, here is some advice on how to raise the topic and talk to your doctor.

There are less opioid prescriptions on average in U.S. states where medical and recreational marijuana are legal, research has revealed.

For the estimated 11 percent of American women between1 5 and 44 living with endometriosis, symptoms like severe pain, fatigue, and nausea can profoundly disrupt their lives.

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