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The truth about cannabis and chronic fatigue syndrome

A disease seemingly with no cause but a laundry list of symptoms that includes fatigue (duh), loss of memory or concentration, swollen lymph nodes, and sore throat, muscles, and joints, CFT entered the popular consciousness in the 1980s, when it was nicknamed “the yuppie flu.”

Google cannabis and chronic fatigue syndrome and you’ll get lots of speculation and questionable info,  but pretty much no scientific research whatsoever. That’s because chronic fatigue—sometimes known as CFT/ME (the “ME” stands for myalgic encephalomyelitis, which might be a more medical-sounding synonym for CFT or might be its own ailment)—arouses …

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