According to a survey by Nielsen and Headset, the top reasons for consuming legal cannibis for U.S.  adults are all tied to ailment treatment.  Currently, THC products are legal for recreational use in 10 states and Washington, DC but it’s still illegal at the federal level.  The top reasons are tied to ailment treatment.  These include: Treatment of chronic pain (85%), Improvement of mental health (82%), Treatment of minor injuries (81%), To aid sleep (77%), and Relaxation (74%).  Nielsen data also shows that many of those consumers who are interested in legally consuming cannabis are ailment sufferers: 40% of all headache/migraine pain sufferers, 40% of all arthritic pain sufferers, and 41% of all back/neck pain sufferers.

Source: nielsen.com

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