Amid shifting attitudes on medical marijuana, baby boomers are big buyers

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Every day, Helen Narke battles a burning sensation in her mouth that is never expected to go away.

It’s caused by neuropathy – a type of nerve damage resulting from numerous conditions – that she said stems from a dental injury from several years ago. 

Narke has used prescription narcotics to relieve the pain, but the medications left her in daze. When she wasn’t sleeping – which was often – she turned dysfunctional. In turn, she said her relationships with her immediate family devolved and her desire to live lessened.

  • MONDAY: Medical marijuana and CBD are taking off: can it help you?
  • TUESDAY: Amid shifting attitudes on medical marijuana, baby boomers become biggest buyers
  • WEDNESDAY: Does CBD work? Science isn’t sure, but Philly-area residents say it’s helping them

“I’m telling you, it’s the worst kind of pain you

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