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WHAT IS ARTHRITIS?

Arthritis is an inflammation of one or more of your joints. There are many different types, including osteoarthritis (OA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Symptoms may include joint pain, stiffness, or swelling. About one in five people have arthritis.

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https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10920191

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*Current research does not guarantee that cannabinoids will cure any condition. However, a growing body of ongoing studies does suggest that these cannabinoids could offer treatment potential for a variety of physical and mental conditions.