The legalization of marijuana is one of the most debated topics in the United States. Some countries have decided to make marijuana legal while others are still not sure that it is the best idea. The fact that marijuana is a Schedule 1 drug and that is why researchers have a hard time investigating its effects.
Despite this problem, a report that was published earlier this month shows that the effects of marijuana can be both positive and negative. One of the positive effects of marijuana consumption is the alleviation of chronic pain.
The report shows that the substances that are found in marijuana are responsible for getting rid of your pain. Although the effect of marijuana was well documented, doctors are still hesitating. Many doctors still believe that marijuana is not the best cure for chronic pain.
They believe that it is not safe enough. Another problem about this is that there are not enough studies that demonstrate that marijuana can alleviate chronic pain. Also, doctors mentioned that they don’t know how strong this drug is.
They first need to find out if this drug can be as strong as ibuprofen or as opioids. Another concern that was raised by some doctors was that the marijuana that is sold in one state is not the same as others sold in other states.
The doctors mentioned that marijuana from California might not have the same effects as marijuana from Colorado. Both of these might be different from the cannabinoid drug that can help release the chronic pain.
All of the substances that were mentioned are known as cannabis, despite the fact that they are all different and that they might not have the same effects. This is why it is hard for doctors to recommend any type of drug that is not studied well enough.
Many doctors mentioned that more studies need to be made on marijuana before it is safe to say that it is an effective drug. Also, they said that those studies could be very important if the drug really works. This is because marijuana is not as dangerous as opioids. This could also help with the opioid epidemic that has affected the US for a year now.
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