Category: Opioid Crisis

ORourke and Yang Bond Over Replacing Opioids with Cannabis

Democratic candidates for President Beto O’Rourke spoke out in favor of decriminalizing opioids in order to combat the country’s drug epidemic on Tuesday, marking the first time the issue of removing criminal penalties for possession of illicit substances beyond marijuana has been seriously discussed on a presidential debate stage. During the 2020 primary debate in […]

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Canadian Scientists Say Flavonoids Provide Pain Killing Power in Pot

Thanks to Canadian legalization, scientists have discovered how the cannabis plant produces molecules (flavonoids) that are highly effective at tackling pain. The team behind the research hope their findings might one day help us create new painkillers that come without the troublesome side effect of potential addiction. The team, based at the University of Guelph, […]

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