The “Women and Weed Survey”, conducted online by CVI (Canadian Viewpoint Inc.), on behalf of Van der Pop, found women used cannabis ‘for wellness reasons versus for social experiences’, with many regular users citing their primary reason for doing so was “to manage stress or relieve anxiety, followed by to manage pain or to combat symptoms of a medical condition (27%) and to relax (17%).”
The Annals of Internal Medicine the benefits and harms of plant-based cannabis preparations in treating PTSD in adults.
O’Neil ME, Nugent SM, Morasco BJ, Freeman M, Low A, Kondo K, et al. Benefits and Harms of Plant-Based Cannabis for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Systematic Review. Ann Intern Med. [Epub ahead of print 15 August 2017] doi: 10.7326/M17-0477