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Very effective medication for many conditions.


Another useful data point.


A natural signaling molecule that activates cannabinoid receptors in the brain plays a critical role in stress-resilience — the ability to adapt to repeated and acute exposures to traumatic stress.

Source: Natural chemical helps brain adapt to stress — ScienceDaily

Using marijuana could help some alcoholics and people addicted to opioids kick their habits, a new study suggests. The research also found some evidence that medical cannabis may help with symptoms of depression, PTSD and social anxiety. However, the review concluded that cannabis use might not be recommended for conditions such as bipolar disorder and psychosis.

Source: Marijuana could help treat drug addiction, mental health, study suggests — ScienceDaily

Cannabinoids and post-traumatic stress disorder: clinical and preclinical evidence for treatment and prevention.

Source: Cannabinoids administered shortly after exposure to a traumatic event

New research shows a dramatic drop in painkiller prescriptions after medical marijuana laws are passed.

Source: One striking chart shows why pharma companies are fighting legal marijuana – The Washington Post

Source: Canada: Rising Popularity Of Medical Cannabis Among Veterans Associated With Declining Opioid Use | NORML Blog, Marijuana Law Reform