Congress endorses the medicinal use of cannabis for pain

The congressional subcommittee on medical cannabis approves its use against pain in some diseases

The son of Marie Myung-Ok Lee I suffered major crises because I couldn’t stand the intestinal pain I had anymore. She was nine years old and her situation was desperate. She woke up screaming and self-harmed. The boy tolerated more painkillers and no one knew how to treat him anymore. A neurologist opened an unexplored avenue for him: cannabis to treat pain. She assures in ‘The hero of the afternoon’ that this substance saved her son’s life.

Today J. is 21 years old and lives with his mother in New York, where recreational cannabis for adults is legal. Despite everything, she says that she is not an advocate of cannabis.

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