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Study Finds Medical Marijuana Decreases Opioid Use Among Chronic Pain Patients

Chronic pain patients who enroll in a state-legal medical marijuana program significantly reduce their opioid use, according to a new study published in the journal Cureus. “Opioid medications are commonly used to treat chronic pain around the world”, states the study. “While these medications are quite effective at reducing pain, they can create opioid dependence …

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