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Is intramuscular or smoked weed the future of managing pain?

Submitted by Marijuana News on Thu, 02/11/2021 - 10:36

Some suggest happiness is all about increasing pleasure and limiting pain. As such, pain is a pressing issue in many people’s lives. Whether that pain is chronic or acute, it can be debilitating. And because of that, at least in part, millions of people in the U.S. and elsewhere find themselves relying on opiates.


Still, research is pointing towards some alternatives. Following up on 2018 research that found cannabinoids may up a patient’s pain threshold while alos making pain seem less unpleasant, a December 2020  meta-analysis comprehensively reviewed available medical literature on cannabinoids and acute pain.

Differences in administration count

After searching the available data, the analysis selected six studies: two from the U.S., two out of Canada, one from the U.K. and one that featured contributions from Germany, Italy and the U.K. Five of them studied orally administered cannabinoids, while one explored the effects of intramuscular cannabinoids.

Source: https://420intel.com/articles/2021/02/11/intramuscular-or-smoked-weed-future-managing-pain

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