A study conducted in 2014 and published in the Canadian Urological Association Journal found that nearly half of the participants, all of whom suffered chronic prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome, reported using cannabis in an effort to reduce their pain. The study found that 61 percent of those who used medical marijuana to treat pain “reported improvement in symptoms as a result of use.”Read More
- Osteoarthritis of the knee is 1 of 5 leading causes of disability among non-institutionalized adults.
- About 80% of patients with [osteoarthritis] have some degree of movement limitation.
- About 40% of adults with knee [osteoarthritis] reported their health “poor” or “fair.”
Although dispensaries are also issuing “membership cards” these are NOT considered legal in the eyes of the law. If authorities do pull you over and find marijuana on your person and you have a membership card from a dispensary they could technically charge you, if they choose to do so under the current law.Read More