Could a cannabis substance replace opioid pain relievers? - Cannabis News
Researchers have known about the pain relieving potential of cannabis for decades, but they have had to wait until now to determine how the plant creates such effective substances. Their findings may help provide a solution to the opioid crisis.
People can treat chronic pain using a number of different medications.
However, doctors commonly prescribe opioids for pain that is constant. Opioids work by attaching themselves to nerve cell receptors in various parts of the body, blocking pain signals that are traveling to the brain.
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