Experts Agree, Legal Cannabis will Cut Down Opioid Abuse
The US has the highest rate of opioid use, per capita in the world. Thats a big problem and experts have found the solution, Marijuana legalization.
Leading researchers have mostly come to a consensus. Marijuana is a none addictive and safer alternative to opioids.
Dr. Ware, a globally recognized researcher from Canada’s Federal Task force on marijuana legalization. Has published a scientific research article outlining supportive key points.
Cannabinoids Work with the Body
The way the Cannabiniods in marijuana interact with the brain is in “Synergy“. When taken into contrast with opioids, disruptive and addictive nature.
This research suggested that the molecules in marijuana preform more effectively.
This is evident in US states where marijuana has already been legalized. MJ Legal states have reported dramatic drops in deaths due to opioid abuse.
The Opioid and prescription pain killers epidemic could have been avoided. By legalizing marijuana, at least for medicinal purposes. We may have been able to save lives.
Marijuana as an alternative
The use of these powerful pain killers has attributed to the rise in heroin use. Not to mention the new synthetic heroin drug, Fentanyl problem.
Marijuana is a better alternative for lower dosed pharmaceuticals. It has also been discovered that cannabis may enhance the effects of opioids.
By prescribing cannabis along side opioid prescriptions. The effectiveness of the opioid is boosted, at lower milligrams.
This would mean a drop in dosage, leading to less risk of addiction.