How Does Medical Marijuana Help Treat Chronic Pain?

Treating Chronic Pain With Marijuana And The Best Cannabis Strains For It.

The evidence for the efficacy of medical marijuana in treating pain is mounting. In fact, the evidence is so compelling that lawmakers in 33 states including Florida, New York, and Ohio as well as numerous countries across the globe have legalized the use of medical marijuana to treat chronic pain.

According to a report by Reuters, studies show that almost two-thirds of medical marijuana patients are using the drug to treat chronic pain.

An estimated 1 million or more patients around the world are treating their pain with marijuana. There are more than 300,000 chronic pain patients in California’s medical marijuana program alone.

In today’s world, chronic pain has become common since it is associated with many medical conditions, including cancer, heart diseases, HIV/AIDS, past surgery, back injury, arthritis, migraine or infection and diabetes etc. In the United States of America, for instance, chronic pain is one of the leading causes of long term disability.

Even though most marijuana-based products are…..

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When Will Missouri Dispensaries Open in 2020?

It’s been a year and a half since Missouri residents passed Amendment 2 officially establishing a medical marijuana program in the state. And for a year and a half medical marijuana patients have been asking, “when are dispensaries going to open in Missouri.” Well, it looks like we finally have our answer, “late July, early August.”

Ever since Amendment 2 passed in Missouri more than a year and a half ago, potential medical cannabis patients in the state have been anxiously awaiting word on when they’ll be able to walk into a Missouri medical marijuana dispensary and purchase their medicine.

We finally have an answer. Sort of. The launch of medical marijuana dispensaries has now been pushed up from early 2020 to sometime mid-summer 2020.

So, what’s the hold-up? Medical marijuana has been legal in Missouri since New Year’s Day.

In late April Governor Mike Parson’s held a news briefing on the topic of the COVID-19 crisis. At the event, Dr. Randall W. Williams, director of Missouri’s Department of Health and Senior Services was asked about the medical marijuana launch date.

Williams implied that getting marijuana factories and pot shops up and……

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How US Parents React When Knowing Their Children Smoking Weed?

According to 19% of Grade 9-12 students in the U.S., they have used marijuana at least once for the past 30 days in 2017. With marijuana becoming more and more popular, it’s very common nowadays for teens to get their hands on some at least once or even more than that a month.

In fact, it was found that about half (49.8%) of the U.S. parents have caught their children red-handed in the act of smoking weed.

Rivaled to be as awkward as the “sex talk”, American Marijuana conducted a survey on how the U.S. parents reacted when they caught their children in the act of smoking weed.

Key Major Takeaways:

  1. 50% of children in the U.S. are already smoking weed and 14.49% of the U.S. parents are completely fine with it.
  2. 75.45% of the children that had smoked weed were aged between 10 and 18 years old.
  3. 43.4% of U.S. parents think that it’s fine for their children to smoke weed.
  4. 23.36% of parents in the U.S. don’t think cannabis will do any harm to their children’s health.

Source: Survey 982 US Parents

Major Takeaways:

  1. About half (490) of the 982 U.S. parents caught their children red-handed in the act of smoking weed.
  2. Of the 490 parents that caught their children smoking weed, 42.65% (209) of them felt uncomfortable and asked their children to stop using cannabis compared to 26.73% (131) of them that felt just as uncomfortable but have no……

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