Emergency Rooms Visits in Colorado Spike Because of Legal Marijuana

Emergency Rooms Visits in Colorado Spike Because of Legal Marijuana

FLASH: The legalization of marijuana comes with a very dark downside. Researchers reported that emergency departments across the State of Colorado saw a sharp spike in marijuana-related visits after recreational use of cannabis products was made legal. For the study, the researchers analyzed data on almost 10,000 patients seen at the UCHealth University of Colorado […]

Opioids Driving Down Life Expectancy in US

Opioids Driving Down Life Expectancy in US

Opioids Driving Down Life Expectancy in US Rising death rates from opioid abuse are chipping away at Americans’ life spans, a US government study revealed recently. Between Y’s 2000 and 2015, researchers found, US life expectancy increased overall, from nearly 77 to 79 years. But, buried within that broad pattern were some ominous trends. The […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update The Republican platform committee rejects medical marijuana, medical marijuana research issues get a hearing in the Senate, Arkansas will vote on at least one medical marijuana initiative this Fall — maybe 2 — and more. NationalOn Monday, the GOP rejected a medical marijuana platform plank. Republican delegates meeting Monday in Cleveland ahead […]