Cannabis (marijuana) makes pain more tolerable

By Leon J Williams

An Oxford University study has found that THC (the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis) helps make pain more bearable.

The experts over at Oxford University tested volunteers, some with a THC tablet and others with a placebo then induced some pain (they used chilli but watching X-factor would have been perfectly sufficient).
After an MRI scan they found that the patients who took THC were less bothered by the pain.

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