Cannabis & Chronic Back Pain: Smoking Weed More Helpful Than CBD Extracts For Back Ache

By Nina Zdinjak, Benzinga on November 1, 2022

Can medical marijuana ease chronic lower back pain?

Yes, it can, according to new research from Israeli scientists, as reported by the Jerusalem Post. Dr. Dror Robinson and Dr. Mustafa Yassin of the Orthopedics Department of Hasharon Hospital of the Rabin Medical Center in Petah Tikva, and Sivan Ritter of the University of Haifa discovered that not just any type of cannabis will do the job but that smoking weed is a more effective solution than CBD extracts for those suffering from lower back pain.

The researchers recently released their study findings in the Rambam Maimonides Medical Journal under the title “Comparing Sublingual and Inhaled Cannabis Therapies for Low Back Pain: An Observational Open-Label Study.”

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