Medical marijuana patients in Pennsylvania are using cannabis to treat chronic pain more than any other affliction, according to an informal survey of dispensaries by the Philadelphia Inquirer.

“Between 60 to 70 percent of our patients are using the medicine for pain,” said Chris Visco, president of TerraVida Holistic Centers, the state's largest medical marijuana retailer by volume.

“Other common ailments patients report are post-traumatic stress disorder, multiple sclerosis and cancer.”

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Sam Wood ~ Philly.com via MCall.com ~

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