No Bones About It: Cannabis May Be Used to Treat Fractures

Patients for Medical Cannabis

Editor’s note: We’ve copied this directly from Tel Aviv University, though it contains an error with regard to the belief that cannabis is dangerously addictive, as has been noted in the comments section below.

TAU researcher finds non-psychotropic compound in marijuana can help heal bone fissures

From Tel Aviv University

Cannabis — marijuana, hashish — was used as a go-to medical remedy by societies around the world for centuries. But the therapeutic use of marijuana was banned in most countries in the 1930s and ’40s due to a growing awareness of the dangers of addiction. The significant medical benefits of marijuana in alleviating symptoms of such diseases as Parkinson’s, cancer, and multiple sclerosis have only recently been reinvestigated.

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