from TheFreeThoughtProject Website
showing the ability of marijuana
to curb the use of dangerous prescription drugs,
exposing its schedule one classification
as a criminal act...
The pharmaceutical and
alcohol industries, both powerful influences in Washington, have
long lobbied against cannabis legalization in order to protect
With legalization, more
and more people are discovering how this plant can provide a safe
alternative to the dangerous effects of prescription pills.
The results of that
survey were published in the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs.
Most of them said that cannabis represented an effective and relatively harmless alternative to pharmaceuticals that are conventionally prescribed for their respective conditions.
Highlighting the potential for marijuana to curb the nation's drug problem, the most common drugs patients reported quitting or reducing using were,
As we have reported, this massive shift from often dangerous prescription drugs to cannabis has been documented for some time now and is likely creating a wave of fear in the pharmaceutical industry.
We reported on a survey (Substituting
Cannabis for Prescription Drugs, alcohol and other substances among
Medical Cannabis Patients) conducted by the Centre for
Addictions Research of BC in 2016 which found similar results.
...in favor of cannabis.
Adults under 40 were likely to give up all three of these for medical cannabis.
and one that will have
'running to their crony lawmakers,'
is that 80% of respondents
reported substituting cannabis
These results indicate a very promising trend of people moving away from dangerously addictive and deadly substances in favor of a miracle plant that has never caused an overdose death.
As we have reported before, the U.S. is in the midst of a painkiller epidemic, with overdose deaths skyrocketing as Big Pharma has secured its grip on government and mainstream medicine.
Opioid painkillers and
heroin have driven overdose deaths to the point where they are now
the leading cause of fatal injuries in the U.S. Alcohol is also
killing (North) Americans at a rate
not seen in 35 years.
We are just beginning to confirm the benefits of cannabis on other conditions such as,
All of these prescription
drugs can cause debilitating addiction or severe side-effects.