More evidence that marijuana is a safer and more effective alternative to opioids.
A new study shows that marijuana can reduce pain, improve functional outcomes and SIGNIFICANTLY reduce opioid use.
“The treatment of chronic pain with medicinal marijuana in this open-label, prospective cohort resulted in improved pain and functional outcomes, and significant reduction in opioid use”. (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26889611)
Everyone who suffers from chronic pain, deserves to have a conversation about marijuana with a physician.
There is an alternative to opioids.