Opioid-related deaths fell 6.5% after recreational marijuana legalized in Colorado, research finds

Opioid-related deaths have fell by more than 6 percent in Colorado in the two years after the state started selling recreational marijuana, The researchers who conducted the study found the 6.5-percent reduction represented “a reversal of” a 14-year increasing trend in opioid-related deaths in Colorado since 2000. But they stressed in the report that further…

Preferences for Medical Marijuana over Prescription Medications Among Persons Living with Chronic Conditions: Alternative, Complementary, and Tapering Uses

This study describes approaches to use of Medical Cannabis vis-à-vis prescription medications in the treatment of selected chronic conditions. Medical Cannabis appears to serve as both a complementary method for symptom management and treatment of medication side-effects associated with certain chronic conditions, and as an alternative method for treatment of pain, seizures, and inflammation in this population.

Niagara going to pot: Coyote’s Run winery sold to major legal marijuana operation

Those gorgeous Pinot Noir and Chardonnay vineyards, the famed Red Paw/Black Paw blocks, of Coyote’s Run in Niagara-on-the-Lake will be no more as of Nov. 29. Tweed Marijuana Inc., a burgeoning medical marijuana greenhouse operation with properties in Smiths Falls and Niagara-on-the-Lake, has purchased the winery, which in itself was sold to a Toronto businessman…

Nanoparticle Drones to Target Lung Cancer with Radiosensitizers and Cannabinoids

Nanotechnology has opened up a new, previously unimaginable world in cancer diagnosis and therapy, leading to the emergence of cancer nanomedicine and nanoparticle-aided radiotherapy. Inhalation (INH) (air) versus traditional intravenous (“sea”) routes of navigating physiological barriers using such drones is assessed. Results and analysis suggest that INH route may offer more promise for targeting tumor cells with radiosensitizers and cannabinoids from the perspective of maximizing damage to lung tumors cells while minimizing any collateral damage or side effects

Mighty Salted Caramel Apples

Ingredients: 12 medjool dates, pitted 3 tablespoons Mighty Fast butter or coconut oil 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3 tablespoons maple syrup, honey or agave 1/2 teaspoon Himalayan pink sea salt 3 large apples toppings: shredded coconut, hemp/chia/flax seeds, chocolate chips, crushed pretzels, nuts, cinnamon Preparation: After infusing butter or coconut oil in the Mighty Fast Herbal Infuser,…