Who’d of thought that smoking a joint could be a remedy for a fracture?  That’s what researchers from Tel Aviv University have suggested after studying the effects of marijuana on broken bones.

A new study was recently published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research that states that a component of marijuana, cannabidiol (CBD), “significantly helps heal bone fractures” by speeding up the process. It has also been shown to strengthen bones, protecting them against future injuries.

This research could pave the way to new forms of treatment for people with certain bone-related diseases, including osteoporosis, which causes millions of fractures annually around the world.

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