According to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, subjects given cannabidiol, one of the active chemicals in marijuana, saw a seizure reduction by 39 percent on average. (June 2017) Wochit
Indiana NORML posted a billboard on I-70, touting medical marijuana as a solution to the opioid epidemic(Photo: Provided by Jack Cain, communications director of NORML)
Medical marijuana advocates are responding to Gov. Eric Holcomb and other weed critics in Indiana by taking their fight to the public.
On Friday morning, drivers heading east towards Indianapolis on I-70 may have noticed a new billboard above their heads, promoting marijuana as the solution to the opioid epidemic.
“States with Medical Cannabis have 25% fewer opioid overdose deaths,” the sign states.
Indiana NORML, a marijuana advocacy group in the state, paid for the billboard.
The issue of medical marijuana has steadily picked up steam In Indiana the past couple of months, with prominent people and groups weighing in on both sides of