Cannabis can serve at least two important roles in safe, effective pain management. It can provide relief from the pain itself (either alone or in combination with other analgesics), and it can control the nausea associated with taking opioid drugs, as well as the nausea, vomiting and dizziness that often accompany severe, prolonged pain.
Prescription drug abuse is dangerous and can lead to addiction and overdose. Painkillers (opioids), CNS depressants, and stimulants are the most commonly abused prescription drugs. Check out the infographic.
People with LEGITIMATE conditions who rely on opioids for pain management in Fibromyalgia / CFS/ME Chronic Illness ect. are being treated like DRUG ADDICTS because of the new war on opioid abuse! Great article on the war against opioids, the rising heroin addiction, and the chronic pain communities' struggle to treat symptomatic pain for their legitimate conditions. *Pin Now For Later