this "budtenders" article is really funny. The Pharma-owned medical establishment won't admit cannabis is useful until they do a "study" where they take the medicine away from 50% of the chronic pain patients and give them a placebo instead. Then you get to have a torture session with some painful metal clamp crushing your leg!
We are living in a techno-medieval society. The morals and values, compassion, of our medical system is absolutely medieval.
It takes a patient about 5 minutes with a pipe and some herb to find out if there's medical utility.