Two non-psychoactive molecules from the Cannabis sativa L plant have the potential to replace opioids with a new drug that poses zero-impairment issues for users.Workers' CompensationLegislation & Regulation
As the opioid epidemic continues to cripple more and more Americans each year, everyone from doctors and researchers to insurers and workers compensation managers has been searching for an effective way to manage pain without prescribing highly addictive drugs.
Within this battle for better treatment, medical cannabis often comes up as a potential solution.
But the drugs psychoactive properties often cause concern about its ability to treat injured workers without leaving them impaired.
Researchers may have just solved that problem.