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The latest study, which polled several physicians and patients, shows that more of the population has jumped on the medical cannabis bandwagon, and not just because it has become more fashionable, either.
It appears they are taking into account the pharmaceutical fallout that has become so prevalent today. Americans are fully aware that tens of thousands of people die every year from prescription drugs, and they have no interest in becoming a statistic.
Interestingly, researchers found that women were quicker than men to replace prescription painkillers and other drugs with medical marijuana, this despite finding that males had more overall experience with cannabis.
The majority of these weed-seeking women are using cannabis for pain relief, researchers said. Studies have found that medical marijuana may be an effective remedy for mild to moderate pain conditions, as well as a a safer alternative to both…