Addiction Treatment

What are the Odds? Will Football Give Up Gambling?

It is now nearly impossible to watch a game of football without seeing logos of gambling websites on players’ shirts. In fact, 60% of top two division teams are sponsored by them. There is no doubt that sport and gambling are intrinsically linked, and have been forever. But has it become more sinister than the days of your grandfather going down to the bookies to lay a fiver on his favourite team?

Cannabis and Pain

Cannabis is being touted as being able to help a myriad of medical problems, some of them being Alzheimer’s disease, appetite loss, cancer, Crohn’s disease, eating disorders, epilepsy, glaucoma, mental health conditions, multiple sclerosis, muscle spasms, nausea, and pain[1]. This article will look at the use of cannabis as a painkiller, and examine whether it is a miracle medicine, or snake oil.