Smoking cannabis ‘may help alcoholics to quit drinking’

Smoking cannabis ‘may help alcoholics to quit drinking’

Andy Wells |

Scientists have claimed that smoking weed may actually help alcoholics kick their drinking habit for good.

Despite cannabis being regarded by anti-drugs campaigners as a ‘gateway drug’ to more addictive and harder substances, experts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada think the opposite is true.

UBC researcher Zach Walsh explained: “Research suggests that people may be using cannabis as an exit drug to reduce the use of substances that are potentially more harmful, such as opioid pain medication.

Smoking cannabis ‘may help alcoholics to quit drinking’






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