Pain Management

13 Sizzling Questions about Marijuana and Chronic Pain


How long have we been studying medicinal marijuana (MMJ)?

Do you have to smoke MMJ to get the benefits?

What is the difference between hemp, marijuana and cannabis?

How is hemp used?

What makes marijuana different from hemp?

Does all cannabis make you high?

What are the medical qualities of CBD?

Is there a difference between the herbal plant and synthetic cannabinoids?

How many states have some type of medical cannabis law?

Do all MMJ states approve it for chronic pain?

Do all MMJ states approve it for chronic pain?

Are there risks?

Who can recommend medical marijuana?

How do I bring it up with my provider?

Celeste Cooper, RN

Celeste Cooper, RN


Celeste Cooper, R.N., is a freelance writer focusing on chronic pain and fibromyalgia. She is lead author of Integrative therapies for Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, and Myofascial Pain and the Broken Body, Wounded Spirit: Balancing the See-Saw of Chronic Pain book series. She enjoys her family, writing and advocating, photography, and nature. Connect with Celeste through Twitter @PainedInkSlayer.