The Thin Green Line Between Medical And Recreational Cannabis

By Goldleaf‘s Alfonso Colasuonno, provided exclusively to Benzinga Cannabis.

You don’t have stage four cancer. You don’t have AIDS. You didn’t return home from three tours of duty in Iraq with PTSD. You don’t even have chronic migraines. Even though you could probably exercise a bit more and eat a little better, you’re still in pretty good health. There’s no medical reason why cannabis would be beneficial for you, right?

Not necessarily.

We all have to deal with stress. Some people deal with stress better than others. Some people have less stressful lives than others. But no one lives such a charmed life that they’re completely immune to stress.

Is the person who chooses to light a joint or consume a few troches at the end of a hectic day using cannabis medicinally?

Of course!

And it’s not just us at Goldleaf claiming it, but this assertion is also backed by prominent scientists and researchers. Scott M. Hyman and Rajita Sinha found that coping with stress was one of the most commonly reported reasons why people use cannabis. Carrie Cuttler, Alexander Spradlin, and Ryan J. McLaughlin of Washington State …

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