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Cannabis withdrawal can be 'highly disabling'

Authorities are legalizing cannabis, particularly for medicinal use, in an increasing number of states. Many people stand by its alleged benefits, but new research warns that frequent use may lead to the “disabling” symptoms of cannabis withdrawal syndrome. Frequent users of cannabis may have ‘disabling’ withdrawal symptoms, researchers warn. A recent study — led by… Read More »

Trump administration launches program for moms, babies with opioid withdrawal

The Trump administration is launching a program to help states care for pregnant women who are using opioids and for their babies who are born dependent on the drugs. The Maternal Opioid Misuse program, or the “M-O-M model,” will work with state Medicaid programs to help set up services for pregnant women who are dependent… Read More »