A new study has found long-term cannabis use can reduce the symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
This is according to longitudinal data recently been published in the journal Cannabis and Cannabinoid Research, which tracked 150 participants over the course of one year.
It was found that PTSD patients who consumed state-authorized cannabis products during this period displayed lesser symptoms over time when compared with those who didn’t consume cannabis products.
The study, from investigators affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine, John Hopkins University and the University of Colorado School of Medicine, also found evidence to suggest the sort of cannabis available at dispensaries could work as a treatment for PTSD.
Participants who used primarily THC-dominant cannabis reported a greater reduction in PTSD symptom severity over time compared to controls.
Cannabis users also showed…