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Iknow pot works for nerve pain-y can't they seperate the part that works-it is no worse than methadone-percodans-all these opiates natural/manmade?

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Dr. Andrew Germanovich
Pain Management

In brief: Pot is not

A good pain drug.
If it was a good pain drug, it would have been on the market for the last 50 years. The truth is that pot is only half a point better than placebo.

In brief: Pot is not

A good pain drug.
If it was a good pain drug, it would have been on the market for the last 50 years. The truth is that pot is only half a point better than placebo.
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
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Dr. Samuel Miles
Psychiatry

In brief: They are trying

Unfortunately, marijuana contains many many active ingredients with effects on many parts of the body.
Each plant contains different amounts of these substances, in different ratios - so dosing, therapeutic, and side effects cannot be predicted with certainty. Researchers are working to isolate and synthesize the components of marijuana that are effective for pain.

In brief: They are trying

Unfortunately, marijuana contains many many active ingredients with effects on many parts of the body.
Each plant contains different amounts of these substances, in different ratios - so dosing, therapeutic, and side effects cannot be predicted with certainty. Researchers are working to isolate and synthesize the components of marijuana that are effective for pain.
Dr. Samuel Miles
Dr. Samuel Miles
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