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Should You Use Marijuana for Sickle Cell?

I hear a lot of warriors smoke marijuana for mild pain and nausea relief.  I’m not endorsing marijuana with this article, especially if it’s not legal in your state. However, if it’s legal in your state why not? If you qualify for medical marijuana why not? I am and always will be an all-natural girl. I had acupuncture yesterday. I do homeopathy and aromatherapy, yoga, and meditation. I’ve been vegetarian for 27 years. I believe in natural over allopathic medicine. Several universities here and abroad have proven that cannabinoids work for chronic pain. Cannabinoids are the property in marijuana that reduces pain.

If you want to go a more traditional route, there is actually a pill form of marijuana. Tetrahydrocannabinol (Marinol) is the prescription the doctor can write for you that is a prescription for synthetic marijuana pills. However it lacks many of the compounds found in natural marijuana.