Study Shows Cannabis May Ease Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms – Johns Hopkins

cannabis opioid withdrawl symptomsResearchers are searching for clinical trials to the effectiveness of marijuana for treating opioid use disorder after a recently published study found that cannabis can alleviate many common signs of opioid withdrawal.

Of the 125 respondents who used marijuana to deal with their withdrawal, almost three-quarters (72% ) said it eased their symptoms, although only 6.4 percent said that it made them worse. Still another 20 percent reported mixed effects, and three individuals (2.4% ) stated cannabis did not appear to have a clear effect in any event. Continue reading “Study Shows Cannabis May Ease Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms – Johns Hopkins”