Adding Reason to Rhetoric

How the war on opioids and RESTRICTED access to cannabis is hurting chronic pain patients Around three years ago, I chartered a cannabis education non-profit organization.  At the time, I had been using cannabis for seizure control for about a year. I was using CBD which was legal in my state.  I had met aContinue reading Adding Reason to Rhetoric

Triple Your Impact

Three really is a magic number. For three weeks in March, everyone’s favorite online superstore is multiplying the donations you generate by three. From March 12th-31st, Amazon is tripling their donation rate on your first smile.amazon.com purchase. Instead of donating 0.5% of your purchase price at checkout, they will give 1.5% to the charity of your choice.Continue reading Triple Your Impact

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Criminalizing the Opioid Epidemic is No Way to Help Chronic Pain Sufferers

by Richard A. Lawhern, Ph.D., as published in The Crime Report According to the best evidence we have, prescribing opioid painkillers for chronic pain patients has played only a minor role (if any) in yearly increases of overdose-related deaths. As I wrote recently in The Crime Report, “The US is now chasing the wrong epidemicContinue reading Criminalizing the Opioid Epidemic is No Way to Help Chronic Pain Sufferers