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Why I use medical marijuana: An insider’s view on pain management using cannabis

In Chronic Pain, Feature Stories by Matt Mernaugh

The pain is never gone. Pain has been my constant companion for more than half my life, but I’ve discovered something that makes the pain tolerable, allows me to write, and most importantly love my life. Unfortunately the herb providing me pain relief is illegal. Choosing cannabis to manage a brain tumor, fibromyalgia and scoliosis has resulted in a loss …