I would like to express my disappointment in the inability of the 110th Tennessee General Assembly’s to legitimize medical marijuana. I understand it was in the Senate Judiciary Committee, on which Jon Lunberg serves, that the bill met its fate.
Many states are allowing medical marijuana to be dispensed by prescription. This medical herb has gained legitimacy around the globe in the form of prescription drug or cannabis oil. It has been used successfully in treating multiple sclerosis’s insurmountable pain, and immune disorders like Lupus, as compounds in cannabis provide antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties.
Yes, we have a serious drug-abuse problem. It is not because of over prescribing, but the challenge of illicit opioids like heroin and fentanyl.
The war on opioids should be called “the war on heroin and fentanyl.” As a result of lawsuits against the drug makers the DEA has decreased the opioid production to about 50 percent of [the] 2010 level. Fewer pills available mean price increases.
Hospitals have experienced a shortage of these necessary drugs. Many chronic-pain patients have been stable