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Will a marijuana cookie help my 75 year mother with her pain from hip surgery? Is it safe? Any negative side effects? Pills make her sick.

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Dr. Stephen Perret
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: BE CAREFUL!

I wouldn't give an elderly person a controlled substance (or street drug) without a prescription.
Marijuana can be very dangerous if not used in the appropriate way, particularly if it is laced on the street (as they often can be) with any number of substances. Maybe physical therapy, psychotherapy, or a pain management doctor would be a better choice for your mom.

In brief: BE CAREFUL!

I wouldn't give an elderly person a controlled substance (or street drug) without a prescription.
Marijuana can be very dangerous if not used in the appropriate way, particularly if it is laced on the street (as they often can be) with any number of substances. Maybe physical therapy, psychotherapy, or a pain management doctor would be a better choice for your mom.
Dr. Stephen Perret
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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric

In brief: Try it.

The results are usually dose related.
I would not make the first cookies too strong. I am sure there are plenty of recipes available on the web. Sometimes one has to think outside the box.

In brief: Try it.

The results are usually dose related.
I would not make the first cookies too strong. I am sure there are plenty of recipes available on the web. Sometimes one has to think outside the box.
Dr. Troy Reyna
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