He Developed a CBD Pain Relief Capsule. Then Big Pharma Sued Him.

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I just didn’t know it” The effects were felt hard back in 2013, when the doctor was training for a marathon. Through his research, the doctor learned the human body has double the amount of receptors for cannabis than it does for narcotics, making CBD a compelling alternative for pain relief. Sounds bad, but the stats are even more alarming when looking at pain medications not often viewed as dangerous by the general public. Over the years, he’s treated most of his patients for cancer and trauma as well as refractory pain that’s resistant to treatment. Interested in CBD For Pain Management?

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Dr. Scott Martin hasn’t written a prescription in more than a year. He says that makes him an anomaly among the roughly 60 pain doctors in Las Vegas. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.defineSlot("/13212770/mobile-medrect", [300, 250], "leafly-dfp-ad-widget-mobile-medium-rectangle-215098879") .defineSizeMapping(googletag.sizeMapping() .addSize([0,0], [300,250]) .addSize([768,0], []) .build()) .addService(googletag.pubads()); googletag.pubads().collapseEmptyDivs(); googletag.pubads().enableSingleRequest(); googletag.enableServices(); });

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“As I learned how narcotic manufacturers were manipulating data to sell drugs, it didn’t settle well with me,” he says. “Shortly after I moved to Las Vegas, I made a pretty large practice...

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