According to research, the following conditions may benefit from this amazing medicinal weed.
Topical applications of medical marijuana are appropriate for pain associated with skin, muscles, and joints, and they work without the usual marijuana high. Topical applications of medical marijuana are useful for patients with arthritis, back pain, neck pain, leg pain, foot pain, burning skin pain, herpes, shingles, skin cancers, various neuralgias, and peripheral neuropathy.
The Good News. You may be able to have pain relief without constantly feeling "high." Thats good news for people with a sore throat, or those who are about to go to work, church, school, etc, and don't want to be feeling high.
The Bad News: Medical marijuana balms, creams and lotions are only available from your local in-state medical marijuana dispensaries, if there are any.
Here are examples of medical marijuana products currently available in some states, because some states are more equal than others.
Alcohol Extracts, ... and Lotion Additives
Medical marijuana balms
Perfect for localized pain.
Lotions & creams
what the hell
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