- Opioid epidemic driving search for safer, all-natural alternatives
- Recent studies indicate that CBD may be an effective treatment for certain ailments
- Relaxation on hemp cultivation could pave the way for distribution of CBD products
The continued scourge of opioid addiction across America is intensifying efforts to find safer alternatives to the use of narcotics. Drug overdose deaths are now the leading cause of death for Americans under the age of 55, knocking heart disease from the top position, according to The New York Times(http://nnw.fm/BZPr1). As a result, the population mortality rate, on the decline since 1963, is rising again. Preliminary data indicates that it rose in 2017, marking possibly, the “third straight year of decline in American life expectancy rates,” Bloomberg reports (http://nnw.fm/wB0te). Still, powerful opioids like fentanyl continue to be employed in pain management regimens. Recent studies on the use of safer alternatives to manage one’s health, particularly cannabidiol (CBD), are gaining attention.
Coupled with relaxed restrictions on hemp cultivation, this has opened up a vista of opportunity for Marijuana Company of America (OTC: MCOA). Through wholly owned subsidiary hempSMART™, the company delivers all of the benefits of…
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