Women have long used over-the-counter pills to treat cramps, but the 'View' co-host has an herbal remedy: medical marijuana.

For more than five decades, women dealing with agonizing menstrual cramps would turn to over-the-counter medications for pain relief.

But Whoopi Goldberg found out that another substance worked just as well, if not better, than the OTC drugs: Medical cannabis.

There are medical marijuana products for anxiety, muscle spasms, glaucoma and migraines, among other ailments. But in an industry where women are becoming a dominating force, there was still this untapped market for cannabis use – menstrual cramps.

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