Study Finds Marijuana Augments Analgesic Efficacy Of Opiates

According to a new study published by the journal Neuropsychopharmacology, the co-administration of marijuana and sub-therapeutic doses of oxycodone produces enhanced analgesic effects in human subjects. “Cannabinoids combined with opioids produce synergistic antinociceptive effects, decreasing the lowest effective antinociceptive opioid dose (i.e., opioid-sparing effects) in laboratory animals”, begins the study’s[…]

Group Urges Justice Department To Take “Immediate Action” On Pending Federal Marijuana Applications

The American Psychological Association (APA) is urging United States Attorney General William Barr to review more than two-dozen pending applications for federal marijuana grow licenses, reports NORML. In a letter dated Wednesday, February 27, the APA urged the Justice Department to “act immediately” on 26 applications pending before federal officials;[…]

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Studies Finds Marijuana Use Isn’t Associated With Negative Changes In Brain Morphology

Exposure to marijuana isn’t associated with significant changes in brain morphology in either older or younger subjects, according to a pair of new studies. As reported by NORML, in the first study, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine compared brain scans of occasional (one to two[…]