Cannabis users reduced their dependence on opioid medicine, and in some cases eliminated it altogether, as they tackled pain, anxiety and sleeplessness in a New Zealand study.

Of 213 participants, 96% reported that cannabis eased their symptoms, with almost half confirming they had been able to scale back or stop their prescription drugs.

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Steve has reported for a number of consumer and B2B titles over a journalism career spanning more than three decades. He is a regulator contributor to health journal, The Medical Republic, writing on...

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