"Managing chronic pain is not solely about minimizing pain."

As of June, a total of 31 states and the District of Columbia allow for the use of medical marijuana.

Pain is the most common reason people say they need this cannabis and the vast majority of users say that it helps.

However, despite the claims of the many individuals who believe that cannabinoids — the chemicals in marijuana — can ease pain, it’s been difficult for scientists to explain why.

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Sarah Sloat ~ Inverse.com ~

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