Under a new program at a nursing home in New York City, medical marijuana will be used to help treat residents for various illnesses.
The alternative to prescription drugs will be available at Hebrew Home’s dispensary for residents to buy and consume on their own.
Ruth Brunn, 98 has accepted cannabis as a solution to the excruciating pain caused by neuropathy. She has cut down on her prescribed pain medication, morphine because marijuana pills have worked well for her.
“I don’t feel high or stoned,” she said while talking to the New York Times. “All I know is I feel better when I take this.”
Source: 420 Intel – United States