US| 88 Percent of Pain Patients in New Survey Traded Opioids for Cannabis

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A huge amount of medical marijuana patients say they have successfully traded traditional medications for cannabis, according to a new study.

We already know that two of the biggest reasons why patients turn to medical marijuana are help sleeping and pain relief. And according to a new study, many of those individuals are now using cannabis to replace other prescription and over-the-counter drugs.

Researchers from the University of Miami surveyed 1,000 people who purchased cannabis from two different dispensaries in Colorado. The vast majority of these people stated they consumed cannabis either as a sleep aid (74 percent) or as a means of pain relief (65 percent).

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Original article by Calvin Hughes July 03, 2019 at 10:03PM

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