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Posted On: 2018-06-07 01:11:50
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Is Cannabis a Good Pain Relief Alternative to Opioid Medicine?

Opioid addiction is a very big problem that plagues our country no matter the state or social class. Lately there has been alot research that cannabis and hemp products aid in alleviating pain. Many people have become addicted from prescribed opioids for a temporary pain condition. In these instances maybe natural non-addictive products could be a solution. Do you think if Cannabis was legal, pain sufferers would then choose Cannabis over Opioids? And will this then solve the Opioid crisis?

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Although there maybe some validity to Cannabis being an alternative to Opioids for pain relief. The Opioid crisis we are having in USA leading to death of 50,000+ Americans per Year due to Opioids, are due to the structural problems of USA, one of which is that 100-Million Americans either have NO Healthcare or affordable Healthcare, because USA lacks even the most basic of Social services which is Government run Universal Socialized Healthcare (NHS), something so essential that all Developed Nations have it, including Israel the beloved Nation of Republicans, Obama Democrats & the right-wing Media.

So if you have NO Healthcare, or Healthcare that you can afford due to exorbitant cost of Deductibles, Co-Pays, Medicine, etc. ripoffs, so that Wall Street can make Trillions more off Healthcare, damn be the American people, then of course you will resort to any sort of unsound dangerous medicine to alleviate your Pain, such as Opioid. Which horrible facts Trump as latest tool of Wall Street champions 😡

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https://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/13/opinion/13kristof.html
http://www.realnewspost.org/sa.php?a=64892
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Reporter I am so glad you have pointed out to this other Elephant in the room. This utter failing of USA. That is 50,000+ Americans are being KILLER per Year due to this "Opioid crisis", while there is NO such "Opioid crisis" in European Countries, Canada, etc.. WHY? Because as you pointed out in these other Countries they have Government run Universal Socialized Healthcare (NHS), so people can get proper Medical care to releave their pain whereas in USA since 100-Mill have NO Healthcare or
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affordable Healthcare since typical Health insurance, unless you working for Military Google Facebookl GoldMan Sachs etc Wall Street darlings, comes with exorbitant cost of Deductibles, Co-Pays, etc. Wall Street ripoffs, so 10s of Millions of Americans cannot get the proper Medical care they need to address their illness & resulting pain so instead they resort to Opioids, even self made Opioids, to reveal their Pains and hence this massive body count at Home due to this utter failure of US
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Government, under Democrats and Republicans and Wall Street Media that controls these bastards. And this really is a body count at Home since more Americans are KILLED per Year due to these opioids than were killed in vietnam-war:

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/opioids-drug-overdose-killed-more-americans-last-year-than-the-vietnam-war/

But these KILLINGS of Americans due to Opioids are just a small portion of Americans Killer per Year due to USA lacking NHS which fact Trump Repugs champion :(
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The deaths due to Opioids are staggering. The contributing reasons for abuse are several and yes our government has some responsibility but I'm not sure it simply lack of Socialized Universal Healthcare where no one seems to know exactly how we would pay for it. In our society many seem to be be self medicating to cope with everyday life. We have an arm of government that is covertly involved in the black market of these drugs reaching US. When people can't afford the Opioids they use heroin.
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"no one seems to know exactly how we would pay for it"!
Are you serious! The same way that Canada, UK, France, Germany, Sweden, Denmark, Japan, Australia, Israel the BELOVED Nation of Republicans, Democrats and right-wing Media, whom have had Universal Socialized Health (NHS) for Decades pay for it. Which is via Taxes that People pay. NOW here is the real Killer fact, in countries that have NHS beside giving Healthcare to all their People FREE for Taxes they pay
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pay, they spend 50% LESS on Healthcare compared to USA with for-profit Wall Street based Healthcare.

So what you need to ask yourself are:

1- How in countries with Socialized Health, which is only all Developed Nations, they give Healthcare to all their People FREE for Taxes they pay while they spend 50% less on Healthcare?

2- Why havnt US Media from CNN to MSNBC to ABC to etc. have not told you, told American People, about these facts?

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Certainly these media sources you cite aren't telling the US citizens about health costs versus other countries. I've researched and our medical and pharmaceutical costs are about 50% higher as you say. Unfortunately are representatives in DC are more beholding to medical facilities/Pharma lobbyists than our best interests. You could contact your State Representative with your proposal but right now Congress seems very dysfunctional on most issues that directly impacts our lives.
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Yes exactly, that is "our medical and pharmaceutical costs are about 50% higher as you say". And it gets WORSE! That is while we are spending TWICE as much on Healthcare than Countries with Socialized Healthcare, which is again all Developed Nations, we have the WORSE Healthcare results too, from 100-Mill Americans either having NO health insurance or affordable healthcare to 50,000+ Americans being KILLED per Year due to Opioids, to 2-Mill Americans going bankrupt per Year due to Healthcare
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costs, etc. horror. All so that the Wall Street Billionare class behind fraud Obama and lunatic Trump, can make $1-Trillion more per Year from Healthcare costs in USA, damn be the American People.

And of course since these same Wall Street Billionare class control the Big Media in USA, from CNN to MSNBC to pyschos on fox to Google to Hollywood, you do not hear about any of these facts from them :(
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Yes we do have to turn to alternative sources to get truthful news. Rather pathetic. I don't even listen to those news channels any more. The lies, distortions and spinning is a bit too much to tolerate.
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Well since this Anoox is the best if not the only source of alternate Media for us, for "We the People" to get the Truth out, in contrast to mis-information and lies that pours out of Wall Street backed Media, then make sure to support it by making a generous Donation. And looking at your profile I see you have made NONE! After all while Google, FB, MSNBC, Fox, etc. get Billions and Billions from Wall Street, this Anoox gets ZERO from Wall Street and instead it is dependent on "We the People".
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Reporter, 1st thanks for enlightening us all that the Opioid crisis in US leading to death of 50,000+ Americans per Year is yet another by product of the state of Healthcare in USA, due to not having Universal Socialized Health as other developed Nations have. But you know if Republicans and Democrats have not done about one Mass shooting after another in USA, about horrific state of Guns in USA leading to 30,000+ Americans killed obviously these 2 FAKE Parties are not going to do
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anything about Opioid crisis which is leading to death of 50,000+ Americans due to proper healthcare since these deaths are not Public and in the Headlines as the Mass shootings in USA are which they still do nothing about!

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There is actually a very solid, irrefutable way, to answer this question. That is they have made Pot, Cannabis, legal in Colorado. So check out the number of deaths by Opioid Medicine in Colorado vs rest of the Nation and see if they are lower or higher, by per Capita basis of course. If they are lower and by a substantial margin, then you/we have our answer to this question.
Now that is a smart answer 😉
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Yes, I think you have nailed it. By answering the question you have posted one can firmly, that is without any shadow of doubt, answer this question of whether Cannabis can reduce death due to "Opioid crisis". Very well done madam :)
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Lux, I am glad you all think this is a great answer. So yes indeed, if we want to have a near scientific answer as to whether Cannabis is an alternative to Opioids and resulting massive death rate of American People across the Nation to "Opioid crisis", then we need to just look at the Stats in Colorado in this regard, which has had legalized Cannabis sale for some time now. Now I dont have this stats, but those whom really want this answer such as the OP should look it up.
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Right on Sarah. Right on. So yes if OP was really interested in this answer he/she would look up this Stats in regard to Colorado vs other States.
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Thank you for taking the time to reply. Your comments are greatly appreciated.
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Sarah, although you are making a very sound argument with your argument that the answer to this question can be soundly determined by comparing the stats from Colorado to rest of USA, keep in mind that the real problem with USA is the lack of Government run Universal Socialized Healthcare (NHS), as result of which 100-Million Americans have NO Healthcare or affordable Healthcare. So 10s of Million Americans out of their desperation to alleviate their pains resort to Opioids :(
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Lack of Socialized Healthcare is certainly a reason I haven't heard as a cause to opioid addiction crisis. Many Americans seem to want to be in control of their own healthcare doctors and providers. Those below certain income levels are covered by Medicaid now.
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Are you serious! Walk into any Restaurant that serves the 99% and ask your Waiter, Waitress, etc. do you have healthcare? And watch the look of real Terror on their faces as they tell you not.
In fact most Jobs in USA come with NO health insurance and many that offer health insurance offer it with exorbitant $7K per Year per person Deductibles, 20% Co-pay which means typical American family of 4 can easily pay $50,000 per Year for 2 Hospital stays. Resulting in them resorting to Opioids
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to releave their pains rather than get proper Medical care as people in other Developed Nations whom all have Socialized Healthcare get as a result of which they do NOT have Opioid Crisis, that is 10s of 1000s of their People in Europe, Canada, etc. are NOT dying per Year due to Opioids, as Americans without Socialized Healthcare and hence lack of proper affordable healthcare are.
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What the Hek are Opioids? And arent they issued by a Doctor?
Or you mean something else. As far as Pot being legal, I am all for that. After all why in GODs name Alcohol legal and not Pot! Since a bottle of Vodka can do you far more harm than a Joint.
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Opioids are pain narcotics that must be prescribed by a doctor i.e. Oxycontin. These type of medicines can be highly addictive, as a matter of fact, it is said we have an Opioid Addiction Crisis in our country. While some illegally buy this drug, others get it prescribed for legitimate pain issues.
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I think you should avoid all Drugs.
And specially avoid Opioids. But then again if you are in excruciating pain, you are going to need serious pain killers. Still as much as you can avoid all Drugs and only take the Natures Drug which is working out and being all one with Mother Earth 😜
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Agree. Best Drug is getting out in Nature. For me a swim in the Ocean, specially going deep diving, is ultimate Drug. All natural and all clean.
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So true. If you are in excruciating pain, you're going to seek relief from somewhere. Using them short-term and taking as prescribed can reduce becoming addicted. But for long term chronic pain, such as arthritis, finding a natural alternative is best.
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Yes, for pain such as arthritis, a natural alternative such as Pot, oh excuse me Cannabis is a Good Pain Relief. But the problem is that Cannabis costs too much for typical person and Cannabis is certainly not covered by any health insurance plans.
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