Pot Could Ease America’s Opioid Problem

America's got a drug problem. Ironically, it's a legal drug problem. The leading cause of accidental deaths in the United States is overdoses. Opioids are responsible for more than a third of these deaths. ...

Can Pot Help Heroin Addicts Quit?

A new study suggests that those hooked on opioids, including heroin and prescription pain killers, can find some help in the form of marijuana. Researchers at Columbia University looked at opioid patients fo...

Fewer Heroin Deaths in Marijuana States

It's not clear if marijuana legalization has helped opioid users clean up their acts, or if it has simply provided an alternative to heroin and prescription painkiller abuse. But one thing is clear, accordin...