With vast numbers of people taking addictive and hazardous prescription painkillers, more investment needs to be made into natural, cannabis-derived alternatives like CBD.
Anyone who has suffered from chronic pain will know that the effect on your life can be extremely corrosive.
Next time you see someone walking down the street looking miserable, consider this: maybe back pain kept them awake all night, and now that same pain has formed a pincer-movement with the tiredness, making it extremely difficult not to look like a grumpy sod.
Lots of people are in pain, and there are many potential remedies, both under and over the counter, inside and outside of the law.
Let us consider two: opiates and cannabis.