Cannabis & Opiate Harm Reduction
Expert Panel Session | CNNC 2019
Opioids: Pain & Addiction
States with medical cannabis laws have a 25% lower opioid overdose mortality rate compared with states without medical cannabis laws. In addition, medical marijuana saves Medicare about $165 million annually in prescription costs alone.
Unravel the truth about pain, prescribed medication, and opioid addiction from an in-depth view of how cannabis is involved with reducing pain, reducing prescribed medication use, and preventing death due to overdose incidences.
A medical writer and regular contributor to the cannabinoid health sciences, mind-body medicine, phytopharmacology, as well as evidence-based illness prevention and treatment protocols.
Marcie Cooper RN, MSN, AHN-BC
A hospice nurse for 10+ years, she believes this sacred journey is one of the most important places where knowledgeable cannabis nurses should be as the results for hospice patients are enormous.
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