In fact, more than half of the state’s most populated areas, including Fresno and Bakersfield, are not in close proximity to physical cannabis dispensaries.
There was also the case of a 79-year-old patient with post polio syndrome who developed upper abdominal pain and treatment-resistant nausea.
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However, many patients experience serious side effects when undergoing dialysis. Cannabis can be used as complementary therapy when patients undergo dialysis to combat these side effects and improve quality of life.
Pain, whether acute or chronic, is the most common reason people ask for medical cannabis recommendations. It’s no surprise, since cannabis and the cannabinoids in the plant are proven to be effective in treating chronic pain.