Cannabis & Opiate Harm Reduction

Expert Panel Session | CNNC 2019


Opioids: Pain & Addiction

Could cannabis help heal the opioid crisis?

States with medical cannabis laws have a 25% lower opioid overdose mortality rate compared with states without medical cannabis laws. In addition, medical cannabis saves Medicare about $165 million annually in prescription costs alone.

Unravel the truth about pain, prescribed medication, opioid addiction from an in-depth and expansive view of how cannabis is involved with reducing pain, reducing prescribed medication use, and reducing death due to overdose incidents.

Panel Experts

Uwe Blesching, PhD

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

Marcie first became interested in Cannabis Medicine as she saw an increase in patients using cannabis and knew she needed a better understanding. The knowledge gained was so profound, she found herself emerged in the science of cannabis.