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Marijuana Use Leads To Less Prescription Drugs According To Survey


Marijuana Pill BottleSurvey data collected from the members of a prominent Berkeley, California medical marijuana collective indicates that most patients reduce their intake of conventional medications following their initiation of cannabis therapy.

The results of an anonymous survey found that 66 percent of respondents said that they consumed cannabis as a prescription drug substitute. Many respondents said that they preferred cannabis because it possesses fewer health side effects than conventional medications.

Some 70 percent of respondents said that they used cannabis to treat a chronic condition, such as diabetes or arthritis. Just over half said they used marijuana for pain relief, including arthritis, migraines, and accident-related injuries.

Nearly three-quarters of respondents said that they possessed health insurance coverage.

For more information, please visit: http://www.berkeleypatientsgroup.com/.


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  • K. Kent

    This is why cannabis is illegal. If it were legal, Big Pharma would lose 66% of its business. And if that doesn’t tell everyone which side Obama butters his bread with, I don’t know what will.

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