Hey everyone! I just wanted to put this out there, nothing has ever helped me as much as marijuana has. I've tried every single drug that the doctors could shove down my throat and the only one that actually made a difference was marijuana. Any thoughts?
My thoughts are shame on our government for making a plant out to be so evil. The only thing bad is the pharmaceutical companies cannot make a profit off of our pain. That is not a bad thing in my opinion. Marijuana has helped me more than anything the big pharmaceutical industries have manufactured and adulterated with multiple toxins. Marijuana helps me have better sleep, less inflammation and less joint and bone pain. All benefits I have not been able to achieve with pharmaceuticals. Legalize it, tax it and study it. We know it is safer than alcohol and tobacco.
It's legal here in NY however my doctors have not become certified. I can't get the card or any other doctor to prescribe it because there is a contract with my pain management office. I won't risk my meds to see if something works or not. I wish I could because if it did help I could cut down on the pills I take every day. I'm glad it works for you. Maybe one day, I'll be able to try it and have the same result.. Right now, I can only hope.🌻🙏🏻
I've always thought to try and stay away from it... However.. The more I look at it and hear the stories and the longer I'm in pain the more I'm willing to try it..I'm so tired of the judgment and pain..and doubt that out illness actually exsist... It is illegal here too but I would try it if I could get my hands on some.
In Australia it's not legal at all, however Victoria is starting the process and it might be legal for long term chronic pain sufferes in oil form. If I knew how to get it I would do it tomorrow because I'm drowning in my pain. However it does come with its own risk. If you have a family member who has a psychotic illness such as schizphraina marijuana can bring on symptoms (known as a psychotic break) earlier in life. This is only true for people who are predisposed to that sort of illness but it is a real risk people need to be aware of. Plus if you smoke it you are still causing your lungs damage.
Its going up for vote this year in California for Recreational use for the second time. The first time a few years ago it didnt pass. You can still get it for medical purposes, but i swear they give out medical cards to anyone which defeats the purpose.
It does help A LOT!!!!!
Probably the best drug out there for the pain. Helps get you motivated and moving again A LOT!!!
I dont smoke it regularly though. Maybe once in a blue moon. The last time I did my pain was unbearable and i had really bad indigestion from the fuckin meds. POOF three hits and all of that shit just miraculously disappeared.
I'm in Idaho and it's not legal here. However I used it so it helped me and got caught. I had a random UA from my doctor and it showed. He took away my pain contract and I can't get pain meds for anything now. And my knee kills me ! It helped with my issues and took a lot of my pain way. But it's not something to use for surgery. 🙁
Tomuch2handle, I'm sorry that happened to you. That is why I won't try it. I won't risk losing the meds I do get (even though they only take the edge off so I can function). I haven't smoked since I was in my 20's and I am now 50. I don't know if it will help or how it will make me feel. My pain management office will not be getting certified for a while. They legalized medical marijuana in NY beginning January 2016 and the dispensaries are up and running. I don't know what they're waiting for. Perhaps it's the expense of getting certified, I don't know. I just wish they would do it so I can at least try it. Hey, it may help my pain but make me feel like shit and then I wouldn't want to use it. I just want the opportunity to try. Oh well, such is life. 💕🙏🏻🌻
Gabey, they are least approved it in oil form for children with seizures. But they failed to approve growing it here so I'm not sure how they are getting it advertise state lines, as I think that wasn't addressed either. Politicians, go figure! Lol Because of my long list of pain med allergies, I've developed a trying tolerance for pain, so I count myself lucky among everyone here. What most are on I'm severely allergic to.
Tomuch2handle, I'm so sorry that happened to you. I use Voltaren gel rx for my arthritic joints. Do you have any kind of ointment that at least reduces the joint pain? Mine doesn't completely alleviate the pain but it helps, especially with the stiffness. 🙂🙏🌼💕
Gabey, Delaware does have a medical marijuana law, unfortunately I don't qualify because my pain is not debilitating and I still have options left for treatment at this point(limited but there are options)