Cannabis tampons: Women say cramps disappear within 20 minutes

Positive reviews have been flooding in for the latest period painkiller, and it is not fish oil or a hot water bottle.

Instead of stocking up on Nurofen, “marijuana tampons” are being packaged as the latest suppository.

Provided by a company called Foria which is known for other cannabis-infused products and lubricant, the period pain products aim to ease discomfort without giving women a “psychotropic high”.


They are not yet approved by the US Food and Drug Administration or tested in clinical trials.

Online reviews, however, say the products helped them with lower back problems and worked for longer than traditional painkillers.

One woman reported in Broadly that her cramps disappeared within 20 minutes.

It also smells similar to cookie dough or cookie butter, they say.

“I have endometriosis that returned after having a partial hysterectomy,” wrote one user. ”When I have flare ups, besides excruciating

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