As more states in the U.S. along with countries around the world legalize the use of medical marijuana, could cannabis be a pain relief solution for fibromyalgia patients?
Earlier this year, Cannabis Science announced that they were going to start manufacturing cannabis patches designed to relieve fibromyalgia pain. The patches would be worn on the body and deliver a controlled dose of cannabinoids over a period of time. Read more about this announcement here.
Cannabinoids have been used for centuries in traditional healing and there are advocates of medical marijuana for a myriad of health complaints. Many fibromyalgia patients already use marijuana-based products, often reporting excellent results with no side-effects. Some have even been able to stop taking conventional medications, so it’s not surprising the fibromyalgia community is looking forward to being able to legally use these types of products to help them manage their symptoms.
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