Rich Greenberg was diagnosed with cancer a few years ago, and has suffered broken vertebra because of his condition.

His daily routine included popping powerful painkillers for some relief. At one point, Greenberg was taking more than 100 pills a month.

“I’ll be in chron...

May 18, 2017

On January 11, 2010, the New Jersey State Assembly and Senate approved A804/S119, which establishes “The New Jersey Compassionate Use Medical Marijuana Act,” which removed state-level criminal penalties on the use and possession of medical marijuana (also referred to a...

May 18, 2017

Prescription drug prices continue to climb, putting the pinch on consumers. Some older Americans appear to be seeking an alternative to mainstream medicines that has become easier to get legally in many parts of the country.

Research published Wednesday found that state...

May 18, 2017

A year and a half ago, Dr. David Casarett did not take medical marijuana very seriously. “When I first started this project, I really thought of medical marijuana as a joke,” he tells Fresh Air‘s Terry Gross. But then the palliative care specialist began...

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