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Is Medical Marijuana an Exit Drug?

We take a look at using cannabis for addiction, and we’ve decided to make and release an infographic. Here’s a breakdown of some of the numbers, and a couple of reasons why medical marijuana could be one of the answers to the United States’ growing opioid epidemic.

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Is cannabis an exit drug?

What do you think? Do you have any stories to share? What about other prescription medications, like amphetamines for ADHD, benzodiazepines and barbiturates? Opioids are just one part of the problem, and cannabis could be one of the answers, thanks to its unique properties. Please tell us your thoughts and experiences around this subject.

Written by
Dipak Hemraj
Dipak Hemraj - Chief Research Officer

Dipak Hemraj is a published author, grower, product maker, and Leafwell’s resident cannabis expert. From botany & horticulture to culture & economics, he wishes to help educate the public on why cannabis is medicine (or a “pharmacy in a plant”) and how it can be used to treat a plethora of health problems. Dipak wants to unlock the power of the plant, and see if there are specific cannabinoid-terpene-flavonoid profiles suitable for different conditions.

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