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New study finds cannabis effective for treating migraines

New study finds cannabis effective for treating migraines

study published last month in the Journal of Pain found a statistically significant reduction in migraine and headache symptoms and recurrences among patients who used cannabis for treatment.Smoking cannabis reduced the severity and length of migraine episodes by nearly half.

Researchers concluded that headache and migraine severity were reduced by nearly 50% after using cannabis.

The study, conducted by researchers at Washington State University, sampled the effects of smoking cannabis or cannabis concentrates on migraines and headaches among 1,959 anonymous adult participants over 16 months.

The results were extremely encouraging for patients looking for relief. They’re also surprising—and offer a taste of how incomplete current medical research into cannabis is.

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