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Consumers Must Make Informed Decisions Regarding Cannabinoids

January 9, 2023

On January 9, 2023, CONQUER Magazine published a piece written by CUSP’s chairman explaining the legal status of marijuana, CBD, and other cannabinoid products.

There Is Another Drug Reform Bill the Senate Must Pass

December 14, 2022

In this Pain News Network column, CUSP’S chairman urges the U.S. Senate to pass S.3257, a federal bill to remove an unnecessary barrier to treatment for opioid use disorder.

Individual Stories Underlie Addiction

September 12, 2022

In this review of the Hulu series Dopesick, CUSP Senior Fellow Lynn R. Webster, M.D., and journalist Hazel Shahgholi discuss the show’s hype, inaccuracies, and perpetuations of stigma and stereotypes surrounding substance use disorders.

“Not all health care professionals subject to the DOJ’s searches and seizures are ‘dirty docs.’ In fact, some of them are nationally recognized leaders not just in pain management, but also in addiction medicine”

A More Sensible Surge: Ending DOJ's Indiscriminate Raids of Healthcare Providers
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Today, @ConquerMag published a piece by our chairman, @MCBtweets, educating consumers on the legal status and potential health effects of marijuana, #CBD, and other #cannabinoid products so we can make informed decisions. Read it here: https://conquer-magazine.com/issues/online-first/1972-what-you-need-to-know-about-cannabinoid-law-and-science

A 42-year-old mother with severe #pain died after the DEA suspended her physician’s registration to prescribe controlled medications, @PainNewsNetwork reports. She is the second patient to die in connection with the DEA’s suspension. Full story: https://www.painnewsnetwork.org/stories/2022/12/14/second-patient-dies-after-deas-suspension-of-doctors-license-nbspnbsp

On Nov. 28, HHS proposed changes to 42 CFR part 2 that effectively reduce requirements necessary to ensure SUD patients can participate in treatment without fear of being targeted by law enforcement or discriminated against. Learn more here: https://www.samhsa.gov/newsroom/press-announcements/20221128/hhs-increase-care-coordination-confidentiality-patients-substance-use-challenges

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