Medical Marijuana for Chronic Pain, Part 1

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Dr. Rav Ivker is an expert on the application of cannabis-derived products for pain syndromes. In his book "Cannabis for Chronic Pain," Dr. Ivker describes protocols for shingles, trigeminal neuralgia, arthritis, migraines, insomnia, colitis and IBS, fibromyalgia, sports injuries, surgical pain, back pain, and anxiety. How best to consume it: Vaping? Tinctures? Edibles? Topicals? What are the downsides? Can you work, drive, is it addictive? What’s the difference between THC and CBD? What are the legal considerations? How does it work? Does it have anti-cancer benefits? Could medical marijuana be the solution to the nation’s opioid epidemic?

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