Dr. M-J Milloy
Majority of cannabis use in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside for therapeutic purposes, may also reduce opioid overdose risk
Most people at high risk of overdose in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside who use cannabis do so for pain relief and other therapeutic reasons—and they may be at lower risk of overdosing on opioids as a result, suggests new research.
May 26, 2020
Daily cannabis use lowers odds of using illicit opioids among people who have chronic pain
For those using illicit opioids to manage their chronic pain, cannabis may be a beneficial – and a less dangerous – alternative, according to new research from the BC Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU).
Nov 19, 2019