Article by Rob Waugh, Metro.co.uk
Cannabis users in America are turning to weed, according to a report which came out this year – and there’s (some) science to back up the idea, says science author Richard Faulk.
A study by a consumer group, Cannabiz, found that 88% of weed users in states that have legalised the drug said that it worked better than pills.
Half of legal cannabis users plan to cut down their purchases of sleeping pills in the future.
C2G estimates that 9.5% of OTC sleep aid sales will be cannibalized by legalised cannabis, the report claims.
Writing for The Fresh Toast, Richard Faulk says, ‘ In lab mice, cannabis has been observed to increase slumber duration. In people, it tends to make falling asleep easier and to deepen sleep.