Medical Marijuana Can Be A Huge Help For People In Pain — With A Few Stipulations

“I’m a big proponent of the interdisciplinary approach — taking a multiple approach to manage, live and find ways to alleviate some of the suffering that goes along with chronic pain. And the fact is, we are limited with the tools we have to treat pain, both pharmacological and non-pharmacological.”

Cannabis, for the record, is considered a pharmacological approach, thanks to its active ingredients that bind to receptors in the human body that trigger a response.

In the latest version of the Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR) in Canada, which was put into place on April 1, 2014, no health conditions are specified for which medical cannabis can be used.

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