How medical cannabis can help pain management [Infographic]

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Despite much controversy, the use of cannabis for medical purposes has grown in Canada with two-thirds of the population registered for use. The legal ramifications has provided a source of confusion, however with the legalization of marijuana use has become both safer and more effective. According to Canadian law the use of cannabidiol derived from cannabis is legal under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations.

There are a number of reasons medical marijuana might be recommended including pain management, insomnia and helping to manage mental health issues such as anxiety and depression. The most prominent demographic using marijuana is males aged 20 to 24.

Despite this fact more Canadian seniors are choosing to try cannabis for medical use for the first time. The benefits of medical cannabis use are wide-ranging with varying results. The most prominent positive results were seen in the relief of anxiety with 49.7 percent seeing an improvement. At the lower end of the scale was improved memory at 5 percent. Cannabis can be consumed in any of the following ways:

Be sure to read our post: What’s the best way to consume cannabis?

Although the decriminalization of marijuana is widespread around the world, Canada is the largest country to legalize marijuana. More and more states in the U.S. are also legalizing or decriminalizing marijuana use. Learn more in this infographic below:

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