Even pets are now using medical marijuana to treat their pain

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Medical cannabis is not just for humans anymore. 

A growing industry of medical marijuana products is targeting our furry friends too. Edibles, oils and tinctures with an extract of cannabis, called cannabidiol, or CBD, are helping older, weak, injured, and sick pets deal with pain and other ailments. 

But this isn’t about Fido getting into your personal edibles stash, then scarfing down a bowl of puppy chow and chilling on the couch. It’s more in line with humans who use marijuana to cope with the effects of chemotherapy during cancer treatments or for back pain and other chronic illnesses. (Another reason this is no joke — pure cannabis is dangerous for pets. It can cause seizures, stomach problems, respiratory issues and other problems if inhaled or eaten.)  Read more…

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Source: Mashable

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