Marijuana Is An Exit Drug For Some

 

 

 

 

” A new study in Canada has found the reverse is true for marijuana: it is an exit drug. 

The study is in the journal Addiction Research and Theory.

“While some studies have found that a small percentage of the general population that uses cannabis may develop a dependence on this substance, a growing body of research on cannabis-related substitution suggests that for many patients cannabis is not only an effective medicine, but also a potential exit drug to problematic substance use,” the authors wrote.

The drugs cannabis users are fleeing include prescription medicines, alcohol, cocaine and other illicit drugs.”

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