Is Cannabis a Placebo?

Is cannabis a placebo? What does that even mean? A placebo is traditionally a pill that has no active ingredients. Drug researchers will split test subjects into a group that receives the actual substance and another group that gets a placebo, or “sugar pill.” If the group receiving the real substance does better than the placebo group, the researchers conclude the medicine works. However, placebos aren’t foolproof. Especially when it comes to psychiatric medicine. Many trials on antidepressants, for example, […]

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