Rhetoric from marijuana opponents could fuel opioid epidemic

We’re growing increasingly concerned that marijuana opponents are adding to the opioid epidemic. The latest example comes in a Feb. 22 report by Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM) and the Marijuana Accountability Coalition (MAC), two cousin cannabis opposition groups fueled by Fake News. This...

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Rhetoric from marijuana opponents could fuel opioid epidemic

‘Iron Mike’ could deliver knockout punch against opioids

Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson appears to be going for a knockout punch against health issues facing veterans. For this, Terrapin Care Station and "Iron Mike" agree. According to the Blast, Tyson and two business partners have plans to build a “cannabis resort” on 40 acres of land in...

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‘Iron Mike’ could deliver knockout punch against opioids

Life expectancy declines from rise in overdoses

American life expectancy at birth declined for the second consecutive year in 2016, fueled by a staggering 21 percent rise in the death rate from drug overdoses, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday. Read story...

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Life expectancy declines from rise in overdoses

Opioids kill more people than breast cancer

Opioids now kill more people than breast cancer, according to a new report from the National Center for Health Statistics. In 2016 alone, 42,249 U.S. drug fatalities – 66 percent of the total – involved opioids, the report says. That's over a thousand more than the 41,070 Americans who die from...

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Opioids kill more people than breast cancer