Marijuana Eases Chronic Pain, Researchers Say

Smoking marijuana modestly reduced pain and other symptoms of chronic neuropathic pain, results of a small trial showed. The most potent dose used reduced average daily pain scores by 0.7 points on an 11-point scale, according to Mark A. Ware of McGill University in Montreal, Canada and colleagues. Those who smoked weed with 9.4 percent of the active ingredient tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) also reported sleeping better, the researchers reported online in CMAJ. Read this story on...Full Story
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