Gov. Rick Scott recently signed a bill approving a strain of marijuana known as Charlotte’s Web. The new law allows children suffering epilepsy and various forms of cancer to use a form of marijuana that is low in euphorics and high in cannabis. It has been proven to decrease symptoms in children.
“As our awareness of the addiction and overdose risks associated with use of opioid painkillers such as Oxycontin and Vicodin grows, individuals with chronic pain and their medical providers may be opting to treat pain entirely or in part with medical marijuana, in states where this is legal,”