LETTER: Cannabis makes a difference

People don't want the side effects of heavy pain medication drugs, a reader writes. Cannabis makes sense.

I am angry with the group that would deny pot and cannabis oil to people awaiting surgery, undergoing chemo and suffering other ailments that cause intense discomfort.  My husband found that cannabis oil allowed him to get a decent night’s sleep and a good level of pain control while he was waiting for hip surgery.  People don’t want to be zonked by the heavy pharmaceuticals that can cause severe side effects when they can go about their business with a clear head using cannabis.  With chemo, arthritis, MS and many other nasty conditions, the constant pain and nausea are alleviated to a significant degree. That is a fact!

Pat Ralph

Grand Forks


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