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Cannabis As Harm Reduction? Study Shows Patients Who Use It Drink Less Alcohol

Would you smoke cannabis if it meant you might consume less alcohol, tobacco, or prescription drugs? A recent study examining a group of patients adds more convincing evidence to the idea that marijuana is an “exit” drug rather than a gateway drug. Pub…

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Saskatchewan Woman Says Use Of Cannabis To Help Her Addiction Not Accepted

For Shelby Curtis, keeping away from hard drugs starts with quieting her thoughts. The 26-year-old got a prescription to use cannabis medicinally earlier this year while in recovery and living in Regina’s Raising Hope housing program for new mothers fa…

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Vancouver Projects Give Weed to Curb Overdoses. Police Just Raided One

A council motion has supported ‘low barrier’ cannabis as an alternative to opioids. Neil Magnuson says he provides more than 200 people free high-potency cannabis edibles as an alternative to them using opioids. On Saturday, he says, Vancouver police r…

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Alcohol is killing more Americans than ever. Here’s how to save them

By swapping cannabis for alcohol, patients have been recovering their health since the 1970s.
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Lawrence of Ablaze-ia: Rare pics of Peter O’Toole sparking up on the ‘Caligula’ set

Leafly exclusive: Film set photos capture the legendary actor practicing harm reduction, circa 1976. Booze was killing him, so he switched to weed.
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