A new study has found that 97 percent of patients suffering from chronic pain decrease their opioid medication when using cannabis.
And that’s great news for patients who struggle with opioid and non-opiate pain killer addiction, with thousands of people now choosing medical cannabis as a natural alternative.
A new study, carried out by Hello MD, published in the Journal of Pain Research, surveyed 3,000 patients suffering with chronic pain, and reached some amazing conclusions. The study, which looked at both opioid and non-opioid-based patients, found that a staggering 97 percent of those questioned ‘agreed or strongly agreed’ that they could decrease their pharma medication when using cannabis. At the same time, 92 percent “strongly agreed/agreed” they preferred cannabis over opioids to treat their condition.
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Wow, those are huge numbers! The opioid epidemic has devastated so many parts of the country, so it’s great that cannabis is offering a safer alternative to these harmful drugs. Thanks for sharing!