The federal government, state legislatures, task forces; they are all banding together to “take on” opioids. But, in the process, there’s a group of people who claim they are falling through the cracks. Read More.
Symptoms such as pain and nausea improved in cancer patients who took cannabis, according to new research that is part of Minnesota’s effort to address the information void about whether marijuana offers medical benefits. Read More.
“All of us are sadly becoming more and more aware of the devastating impact that opioid abuse disorders have on individuals and communities across the state,” Minnesota Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm said at a Little Falls forum, March 26.” Read...
Narcan is an appealing option, but it’s also more expensive. The kits obtained by RAAN through Valhalla Place in the Twin Cities cost about $6 each for the injection models and $75 for the nasal version. Read More.
Minneapolis and Hennepin County officials on Thursday released a sweeping set of recommendations for tackling the opioid epidemic, with a focus on reducing opioid use among incarcerated people and the local American Indian community. Read More.