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Marijuana is Medicine

  With U.S finally legalizing marijuana in 29 states including Washington DC, more research has been conducted on the numerous health benefits the plant has to offer. The two most active chemicals in marijuana that are believed to have medical applications are cannabidiol (CBD) and Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Overall, marijuana has made its way into the medical field with overwhelming victory. Chronic Pain One of the most researched health benefits for marijuana is its treatment for chronic pain. One report done by the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine studied more than 10,000 scientific studies, found that marijuana products or products with cannabinoids act on the same receptors in the brain that are effective in alleviating pain. Chronic pain affects...

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