A team of researchers at the University of Georgia will be the first to study the effects of cannabis extract laws on health care.

A $3.5 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse will allow University of Georgia researchers to study the effects of medical cannabis on chronic pain, according to a UGA Today news release.

The research team will determine if medical cannabis laws change the health behaviors of people with chronic pain and compare cannabis treatment to “traditional pain treatments,” the release said.

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Spencer Donovan ~ RedAndBlack.com

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