Seniors Turn to Cannabis for Pain

 

“A study published in the the European Journal of Internal Medicine by Israeli researchers found that 93.7 of patients reported medicinal improvements after six months of marijuana-based treatment. Authors of the study conclude; “Our study finds that the therapeutic use of cannabis is safe and efficacious in the elderly population. Cannabis use may decrease the use of other prescription medicines, including opioids. Gathering more evidence-based data, including data from double-blind randomized-controlled trials, in this special population is imperative.”

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