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By reducing pain, over-the-counter cannabis products may help patients think more clearly.
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Cancer patients who used cannabis had less pain, slept better and seemed to think more clearly.
NIH data are the first nationwide estimates on the incidence of new chronic pain and new high impact chronic pain.
Cancer patients were prescribed less opioids and had fewer hospital visits for pain in states that allow medical cannabis.
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Kellie Smith, 52, lives in Austin with her husband and child. She has multiple myeloma.
Many breast cancer patients rely on cannabis not just to relieve side effects but to treat cancer yet may be unaware of possible harms.
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