Ah, yes, the infamous postulation that cannabis is a conniving gateway to hard drug abuse. The cannabis community has long disregarded this idea as myth. But opponents to cannabis profess that weed sucks users into the dangerous world of illicit drug use. So, who’s right? The Gateway Hypothesis According to a study in the journal of Preventive Medicine Reports, the … [Read more...] about Is Cannabis Really a Gateway Drug?
The discussion of cannabis withdrawal and addiction is one most potheads don’t want to have. Many people claim cannabis is not addictive, though that’s actually not entirely true. Most people who use cannabis will never become addicted. However, it is possible to develop a dependence on the drug. In fact, cannabis withdrawal is more common than you might think. According to … [Read more...] about Cannabis Withdrawal and Addiction: Does it Really Happen?
“Is cannabis addictive?” This question, for all intents and purposes, is highly contentious. Depending on when and where you’ve grown up, the ‘socialized answer’ to this question may vary widely. Across the world, eastern and western cultures report varying levels of understanding, historical attachment and significance to cannabis. In modern day America, however, there is … [Read more...] about Is Cannabis Addictive?
For years, cannabis has been stigmatized as a gateway drug. Now, evidence suggests it may be an exit drug, and a strong weapon for combating the opioid crisis. The opioid crisis seems to be getting worse each day. Currently, 115 Americans die everyday from opioid overdoses, according to the Mississippi State Department of Health. Their website also states that opioid … [Read more...] about Cannabis and the Opioid Crisis