Researchers Tout Cannabis as Therapeutic for Women’s Health

From Marijuana.com

“Researchers Tout Cannabis as Therapeutic for Women’s Health”

BY STACIE STUKIN ON OCTOBER 30TH, 2018

While 38 percent of women worldwide suffer from chronic diseases, only 4 percent of research and development funding goes toward examining women’s health-care products and services. This leads women to seek out and experiment with alternative therapies, cannabis among them.

“The female reproductive system has the highest concentration of endocannabinoid receptors after the brain, making women particularly responsive to the medicinal properties of the plant.”

There is plenty of anecdotal evidence and some animal studies that indicate cannabis can help ease endometriosis symptoms and even stop the spread of the disease.