Tag Archives: Chronic pain

Can Medical Marijuana Save America?

The Economic Case for Medical Marijuana What does medical marijuana have to do with America’s economic future, you ask? More than you might think – if we can ever get beyond the obligatory bong jokes and adolescent snickering (seriously, most […]

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Medical Marijuana and Pain Reconciliation

Medical Marijuana Musings – It’s Painfully Clear Medical marijuana remains controversial despite its well-documented safety and efficacy for a broad range of medical conditions. The focus here, however, is the powerful role it could play in managing one of our […]

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Medical Marijuana vs. Prescription Opioids – Misplaced Perceptions and Priorities

Medical Marijuana, Opioids and a Deeply Confused PublicĀ  Medical marijuana is mostly prescribed for pain in the 18 states and District of Columbia that allow it. Yet it continues to provoke adolescent snickers and inevitable bong jokes. And addiction to […]

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Understanding Chronic Pain & How Best to Manage It

Hint: Painkillers Kill More Than Pain A recent article on pain drugs in The Wall Street JournalĀ (“Journal”) read like an expose of medical misinformation from pain specialists at America’s leading medical centers. It had all the makings of a medical […]

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