What Walgreen's Wants You to Know about MMJ

"Research has also shown marijuana provides pain relief in ways traditional medicines don’t." -Walgreen's

Walgreens wants you to know the difference between a vaporizer and an edible — the marijuana kind.

In a post on the company’s “Stay Well” Tumblr blog, Dahlia Sultan, a pharmacy resident at the University of Illinois and Walgreens, wrote about the benefits of medical marijuana. (The post notes that Walgreens isn't a licensed provider of medical marijuana and advises customers to consult their doctor for information on cannabis.) 

“Research has also shown marijuana provides pain relief in ways traditional medicines don’t,” Sultan wrote. “Medical marijuana can improve appetite and relieve nausea in those who have cancer and may help relieve symptoms such as muscle stiffness in people who have multiple sclerosis.” The article cites medical studies from the National Cancer Institute and the National Center for Biotechnology Information.(Read more)