A Quarter of Cancer Patients Use Medical Marijuana to Ease Symptoms

Getty One of the illnesses that cannabis is most frequently used to treat is cancer. Regardless of the type of cancer that a patient is suffering from, medical cannabis has the potential to ease the symptoms of either the illness itself, side effects of common treatments like chemotherapy and radiation, or both. Since medical marijuana was first legalized over twenty years ago in California, there has been a growing number of people in 29 states across the nation and D.C. have turned to medical marijuana as a safer and often more effective alternative. A recent survey out of Washington...

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