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Medical Cannabis Could Easily Save American Taxpayers Over $220 Million

Medical Cannabis Could Easily Save American Taxpayers Over $220 Million  Washington –New Frontier Data, the authority in business intelligence for the cannabis industry, in preparing its upcoming annual report, The Cannabis Industry Annual Report: 2017 Legal Marijuana Outlook, delved into the staggering opioid epidemic plaguing the country. In 2013, the U.S. Medicare program spent nearly [...]
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Cannabis Mitigates Opioid Addiction Risk

By New Frontier Analysts The incidence of prescription painkiller addiction has increased dramatically over the last few decades. According to the NIDA, 6.1 million people have used prescription painkillers non-medically in the past month. From 1991 to 2013, the United States witnessed a 272% increase in the number of prescriptions for opioids. Additionally, the United […]
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