Colorado Marijuana Statistics Since Legalization

Colorado Marijuana Statistics Since Legalization Even as a federally prohibited and a Schedule I substance since the 70’s, a call for the repeal of marijuana prohibition has fallen on deaf ears because so far various states such as California, Massachusetts, Maine, and Nevada have legalized the use of recreational marijuana while Arkansas, North Dakota, Florida,…

29 States with Medical Marijuana

Medical Marijuana

MEDICAL MARIJUANA The word medical marijuana refers to consuming the whole, unrefined marijuana plant or its simple extracts to cure signs of disorder and other conditions. The U.S. Food and Medication Administration (FDA) has not acknowledged the marijuana plant as medication. Often, people become mixed up among the terms cannabis and marijuana. Cannabis is a type for…

Opioid Epidemic Looms in the US: GOP’s Proposed Cuts to Medicaid Threaten Treatment for Opioid Addiction

The fight to combat the opioid crisis is a key issue that commands virtually unanimous support on Capitol Hill. Why? Communities in various states are struggling to control the opioid epidemic that has created havoc in the US and affected every one irrespective of their age, race, and socioeconomic status. In this context, Medicaid, which…

Opioid Crisis In America

New York Senator Schumer Demands Opioid Commission to Get its Act Together   Charles Schumer, Senate Minority Leader, recently called on the President’s ‘Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis’ for creating a program that will help save struggling addicts in the country.   The senator was reported saying that he had never witnessed a…