CBD-rich cannabis should be considered as a first-line treatment for pain rather than as a medication of last resort.
Everyone knows opiates are a problem. Overdoses have increased sharply over the last five years. In 2017, more than 72,000 Americans died from drug overdoses—more than from car crashes or guns. In fact, more Americans died from drug overdoses last year than in the entire Vietnam War. It’s gotten to a point where opiates are lowering the US life expectancy rates.