Fred Eugene Park
Fred Park is a writer, singer and guitarist with a deep passion for music, sports and history. Fred graduated from Purchase College in 2016 with a BA in history.
10 Stoner Problems That Are Easily Solved
It is no secret that smoking bud doesn't always go smoothly. Even if you're riding an excellent high, the smallest of issues can shift your mood completely, or get you in some trouble. Luckily, stoners are often a resourceful group, allowing them to come up with innovative solutions that range from convoluted to simple. If you have experienced stoner problems, chances are another person has been through the same thing and found a way around it. Below are 10 relatively common stoner predicaments that can be solved in ways ranging from obvious to surprising.
How You Can Use Cannabis to Reduce Opioid Dependence
It is no secret that the United States in embroiled in a serious crisis surrounding opioid medications. It is hard to watch television or traverse the internet without being confronted with ads for addiction help services, rehabilitation centers, and multi-part news segments, all lamenting the growing scourge of opioid prescriptions and drug abuse. With celebrities like Prince and Tom Petty passing from fentanyl overdoses, it is hard to not question the safety of such substances. As you likely know, opioid medications are derived from opium, from which heroin is also composed. What you may not know, fentanyl is the Hitler of opioids, being far stronger than straight heroin, and becoming more and more prevalent in overdoses nationwide. As such, these drugs are highly addictive, both physically and psychologically, and can consequently be more devastating and addictive than the likes of cannabis. Prescribed for all kinds of injuries and pains, they are surprisingly easy to acquire legally. In this way, restriction to access of these powerful painkillers has often done more harm than good, sending these addicts to the street for their fix. As such, it is not surprising that the country has an opioid crisis on its hands. However, in looking for a solution to this public health disaster, one may find that some solutions are counter intuitive. In light of its gradual reintegration into legality, some medical professionals believe that it may be possible for one to use cannabis to reduce opioid dependence.