Meet Stefanie LaRue: Cancer Survivor and Medical Marijuana Advocate

On the surface, Stefanie LaRue is a sweet girl with a hint of Texas in her voice. But like they say in the South, “she’s got a lot of fight in her.” Stefanie gives the term “breast cancer survivor” a new meaning. Every day she celebrates the time she may not have had.

In 2005, Stefanie’s world came to a...

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Study finds one in six chronic pain sufferers use medicinal cannabis

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Up to one in six Australian chronic pain sufferers is technically breaking the law, a landmark national study has found.

The figure is from a survey involving 1,500 chronic pain sufferers conducted by researchers at the University of New South Wales in Sydney.

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Study: Cannabinoid Use in the Treatment of Osteoarthritis Pain

What is Osteoarthritis?

Arthritis is the inflammation and swelling of joints, the area where bones connect, which provide support to the body and assist in maintaining mobility. Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis and is caused by “wear and tear,” or long-term use (the...

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Medicinal cannabis: study finds Australians suffering chronic pain get more relief from cannabis than conventional medicines

{jcomments on} The study found nearly 13 per cent of 1500 chronic pain patients had used cannabis in the past year despite being prescribed opioids. Photo: Rob Homer

Australians suffering from chronic pain may get more relief from their symptoms using cannabis than they do from some conventional medications, researchers have found.

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