endometriosis

Researchers Tout Cannabis as Therapeutic for Women’s Health

Researchers Tout Cannabis as Therapeutic for Women’s Health

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.”