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Chronic pain in Australia: Is medicinal cannabis the answer?

April 25, 2019

Let’s get the research done so we can end the suffering.
“In 2018, 3.2 million Australians lived with chronic pain. More than two-thirds of them were of working age. Between 30 and 40 per cent of people dealing with pain also have depression or anxiety.
About 40 per cent are forced into early retirement because of their condition.
The problem drains $140 billion from our economy each year through costs to health, productivity and wellbeing. And Australia’s poor management of chronic pain is leading to increased opioid misuse, with deadly consequences.”
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Chronic pain in Australia: Is medicinal cannabis the answer?
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