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What Every Person With Arthritis Needs to Know About Cannabis

For people with arthritis pain, medical marijuana can bring relief without the side effects caused by traditional treatments. But it’s still not legal everywhere—yet.

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    Small business marijuana dispensary in Oregon.
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    “I could walk better. I could be active for longer periods of time, and I didn't need as long to recover.”
    CBD oil next to cannabis bud
    Meirav Devash

    Meirav Devash


    Meirav Devash is a writer, editor, content strategist and consultant, and beauty & wellness expert, reporting on everything from cannabis trends and goth fitness to eyeball makeovers. She’s written for the New York Times, Allure, Women’s Health, InStyle, Self, Goop, New York Observer, CNN, and more.