Most Medical Marijuana Patients Substitute Cannabis for Prescription Drugs

Medical Marijuana has long been suggested as a natural way to treat a variety of symptoms for certain diseases, but how effective is it in comparison to pharmaceutical drugs?

According to a review published in the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs: Very.

Of 200 dispensary patients surveyed in Rhode Island, most of whom were treating chronic pain, over 90% reported substituting cannabis for their prescription medications as an effective way to reduce their pain. The survey results suggested medicinal cannabis improves pain symptomology and many patients consider it an effective alternative to opioid-based treatments.