Yet another use for medical marijuana: pain relief for those with Multiple sclerosis. A new study found that sufferers who took a marijuana pill or used a spray experienced a reduction in some symptoms, such as spasticity (stiff muscles), pain from spasms, and pain from MS lesions, CNN reported.

Treatment by marijuana did not, however, relieve all symptoms. For example, it was not effective for tremors, sometimes a symptom of MS.

Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease in which the body eats away at the myelin sheath of its nerve cells. Most common in women ages 20 to 40, symptoms are wide spread and inconsistent. They might disappear for months or longer and then return later in life. Sometimes, the patient loses basic motor functions and the ability to speak; other times, there is just a single attack and then a return to normal functioning, according to the Mayo Clinic…

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