A new study conducted by the Duke University School of Medicine reveals notable correlations between chronic pain and the use of tobacco and cannabis, often concurrently.
Published in Addictive Behaviors, the study highlighted that adults experiencing a painful week are more likely to combine these substances as a coping mechanism.
Why It Matters
The research, which examined the behaviors of 32,014 adults, highlights that individuals experiencing pain were almost triple as likely to report using both tobacco and cannabis.
The findings suggest a …