April 15, 2021

Marijuana does affect sleep; and not in a good way

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From Deccan Chronicle According to an expert, while the drug can help users doze off, prolonged usage may make them struggle to rest without it. If you speak to someone who has suffered from insomnia at all as an adult, chances are good that person has either tried using marijuana, or cannabis, for sleep or […]

1 in 3 Americans prescribed opioids in 2015

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From Newsmax The United States needs to curb excessive opioid prescribing and improve access to pain management techniques, suggests a new government study.Researchers found that more than one third of U.S. adults were prescribed the medications in 2015 and many also misused the drugs. “A very large proportion and large number of adults use these […]

More than 1,300 Cayman Islands’ students participated in the 2nd annual International Day against Drug Abuse

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The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) continues to lead the global campaign to raise awareness about the major challenge that illicit drugs represent to society as a whole, and especially to the young. The Cayman Islands joined the global community in commemorating the World Drug Day through hosting island-wide school marches leading […]