Category Archives: addiction

Saskatchewan Woman Says Use Of Cannabis To Help Her Addiction Not Accepted

For Shelby Curtis, keeping away from hard drugs starts with quieting her thoughts. The 26-year-old got a prescription to use cannabis medicinally earlier this year while in recovery and living in Regina’s Raising Hope housing program for new mothers facing issues such as substance abuse. She uses THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, to manage […]

Down (the Rabbit Hole) and Out (of Addiction) 

CANNABIS CULTURE – Magic Mushrooms, now legal in Oregon. have shown promise in treatment of addiction and depression. The question is — will the psychedelic approach ever be legal everywhere else? Numinus just announced its plans to begin a compassionate access trial of psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy for substance use disorder. Dr. Evan Wood, Chief Medical Officer at […]

Non-Profit Society Helps North End Residents Swap Substances For Cannabis

The East Coast Cannabis Substitution Program has been trying to curb substance addiction since the beginning of the year. A Halifax program is helping people addicted to substances by supplying them with cannabis. The East Coast Cannabis Substitution Program started 10 months ago in the north end, and Chris Backer — the person behind the […]