Cannabis for Addiction Articles

Cannabinoids, the chemical components of cannabis, may be helpful in easing addiction to cocaine, opioids and other drugs. The following articles explore the use of cannabis in the treatment of addiction.

UK Docs Say Cannabis is Just a New Addiction Problem NOT a Solution to the Opioid Crisis
A strong faction of doctors in the UK are crying foul over the increased access to cannabis for pati...
9 Reasons Cannabis is Better Than Alcohol For Your Night Out
In legal recreational markets, people up for a big night out have the choice of alcohol or cannabis....
FDA Approves A New STRONGER THAN FENTANYL Opioid
The government funded the research, FDA just approved it, and now you have access to an opioid that ...
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Can Kratom Beat Out Cannabis for Helping Patients Break Opioid Addiction?
Kratom is almost as unwelcome as cannabis in much of America, and if the FDA has its way, kratom wil...
Studies Show That Cannabis and Opioids Work Together To Kill Pain
Yet another way that cannabis is fighting the opioid epidemic: cannabis and opioids can work togethe...
If I Can Anyone Can
I was on pain killers for 27-years. Ten of those years I spent Depressed not able to function around...
Pill Shaming is Common in Cannabis Circles, But Why Are We Doing That?
Does it seem hypocritical to be pill shaming friends and family when we have spent decades defending...
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RxLeaf Survey Says You Can’t Get Addicted to Cannabis …. EXCEPT…
9% of cannabis consumers do! Some will argue that you can’t become addicted to cannabis, but the str...
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The Brain Gets Noisy on Cannabis and That’s Not Because Your Weed is Loud
A noisy brain simply means that the brain cells are firing at higher levels, causing changes in brai...
He Quit Heroin Cold Turkey Using Cannabis
It wasn’t easy, by cannabis made it possible. Click the photo.
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The Cdn Government is Paying for Opioid Vending Machines to Fight Addiction
Follow the link to article in the Washington Post: Opioid Vending Machines
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Purdue Pharma Now Sells You Oxycontin AND Holds FDA-Granted Patent for its Treatment
In news that belongs in the category “you just can’t make this up,” Purdue Pharma now owns the right...
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Me and Weed
I was first inspired to share my story over a year ago. Having started smoking herb and dropping psy...
Gene Mutations That Increase Addiction Probability Apply to Cannabis Abuse
Any substance or activity can slip from enjoyable into addiction, but if you have these gene mutatio...
Addicted to Pain Meds That Made Me a Total Zombie
The pain was unreal, but the state the meds left me in was worse. I’d rather appreciate my pain...
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Abuse, ADHD, Chronic Pain, and Repeated Concussions Sent Me Down a Path of Self-Destruction
The future is looking brighter for having the human right to be able to choose which healing path my...
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Crack Cocaine Addiction Can Be Treated With Cannabis
Currently, there are no pharmaceutical solutions for treating crack addiction; a recent study outlin...
Legalization of Cannabis Reduces Opioid Prescriptions by 30%
Study reveals specific data and stats to prove that cannabis is successfully replacing Schedule III ...
The VA Cutting Me Off Painkillers Is Probably The Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me
When the VA cut me off painkillers, cold turkey, I turned to cannabis. And that changed everything. ...
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Portugal Got Rid of Its Drug Problem By Decriminalizing
Portugal has had remarkable, measurable results with  decriminalizing. What about the rest of the wo...
The Main Cause of Drug Addiction is the Pharmaceutical Industry
Pharmaceutical drug profits will reach past $610 billion by 2021. At that rate, they’ll become more ...
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How to make cannabis chocolate
Prepare time: 10 mins Cook: 15 mins Thc: 175 – 350 MG per whole batch Ingredients For Chocolate C...
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How to make a Cannabis Latte
HERE’S HOW TO MAKE IT: Roughly ½ gram of weed (start with this amount and adjust as you like) 3 Cups...
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CBD Crystalline Isolate
CBD Isolate (Crystalline)are isolated and purified extractions of the cannabis compound CBD.  Typica...
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Linalool is a Terpene that Could Replace Opioids in Pain Treatment
Linalool is a purple powerhouse of good medicine that kills pain and dramatically reduces inflammati...
Anonymous: Alcohol Abuse Recovery
Cannabis is helping me get through alcohol abuse recovery. I grew up in a military home, under the w...
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Scott: Oxy Addiction (VA)
I owe my life to cannabis. I would say to anyone who says “weed is for stoners,” you are DEAD wrong....
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Arielle: Heroin Addiction
I’ve been an addict for 10 years and today is the longest I’ve gone without a hit. I know cannabis h...
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Rick: Opiate Addiction
I was addicted to Roxy, Fentanyl, Xanax, heroin, coke, Seraquel, and Dilaudid. Then I welcomed canna...
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How Does Cannabis Compare to Opioids for Killing Pain?
Cannabinoids and Opioids Have Similarities Cannabinoids (THC, CBD, etc) and opioids have some import...
Your DNA and Cannabis Medicine
Slight mutations in your DNA will affect how well cannabis works in your body. Advances in genetic m...
Liz: Meth/Heroin Addiction
Cannabis saved my life from a crippling meth and heroin addiction. My name is Liz and I was addicted...
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CBD Can Reverse Liver Scarring in Cirrhosis
CBD kills the hepatic stellate cells that cause liver scarring. You may not think of it often, but y...
Cannabis is Better Than Opioids For Pain
Can we get off this addiction merry-go-round and use cannabis to kill the pain instead? The overdose...
The World’s “Most Dangerous Drugs” List is Missing Something
There is one drug so tantalizing, so addicting, so available, that we are all vulnerable to it. Prof...
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Cannabis is the Choice For Recreation in Legalized Regions
Wherever it is allowed, cannabis (instead of alcohol) is the recreational darling. Is this just a ho...
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Big Pharma Made This Opioid Mess but We Gotta Clean it Up
Big Pharma should help fix what their advertising dollars created. Hundreds of millions of opioid pr...
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We Need Opioid Control
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Cannabis Helped Me Get off Benzos
I fought with benzos for 25 years until I was nearly dead; cannabis saved my life. At the age of 14,...
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Cannabis Treats Alcohol Abuse Disorder
Many patients report successfully overcoming alcohol addiction through treatment with cannabis. The ...
Wendy: Back Pain & Bipolar Disorder
My family was “getting ready to bury me” because I was so dope sick on Fentanyl. My name is Wendy an...
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Allison: Percocet Addiction
A back injury from work had me on so many pills: Flexeral, Percocet, and Tramadol. I was in trouble....
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Roxanne: Opioid Addiction
Cannabis has given me major freedom from all of the pharmaceuticals that were making me sick. My nam...
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Jeanne: Fibromyalgia
The pain from fibromyalgia caused me to spiral in to a cycle of addiction (alcohol, pain pills); Can...
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