Cannabis Strains for Opioid Addiction
The current opioid epidemic is no joke. It’s only getting worse, instead of getting better. A new report from the Centers of Disease Control just revealed that opioid overdose deaths have spiked 26% in 2016, which translates to 63,600 lost lives.
The fight isn’t over, but science tells us that cannabis is our best weapon against the opioid epidemic. However, not just any kind of cannabis will do. If you want to get the benefits of the plant in treating opioid addiction and withdrawal symptoms, research shows that cannabidiol (CBD) plays an important role. Research published in the journal Planta Medica revealed that CBD blocks the opioid reward center in the brain, and “when administered alone, this dose of cannabidiol was void of rewarding and aversive properties,”; further supporting the fact that cannabis is an exit drug and not a gateway drug as prohibitionists like to say.
Here are some excellent cannabis strains to help you overcome the symptoms of opioid withdrawals. Throw those prescriptions out and get some of these instead:
What strains have you used to treat opioid withdrawals? Share with us in your comments below.
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