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Can cannabis be as effective as opiates for pain treatment?

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March 18,2015

For patients suffering from severe chronic pain their choices are few. Medical cannabis may be a good alternative to prescription opioid painkillers.  In fact states that allow medical cannabis have lower rates of opioid use. […]

Marijuana is Effective for Neuropathic Pain

A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled parallel group study published in this month’s issue of the European Journal of Pain, and published online early by the National Institute of Health, has found that cannabis can significantly reduce pain and improve sleep in those with neuropathic pain.

For the study; “303 patients with PNP (peripheral neuropathic pain) associated with […]