By now you should’ve heard of the wide range of healing properties of medical marijuana or cannabidiol (CBD) oil (the concentrated liquid extract of the marijuana plant)

From treating pain and alleviating chronic symptoms to assisting in insomnia and relaxation, cannabis is the alternative treatment of choice for many people with health ailments.

And such is its healing power, that even celebs are proudly endorsing the natural drug!

Going green: Take a look at these stars who’ve opened up about using marijuana for medicinal purposes…

Olivia Newton John

The Grease actress uses home-grown cannabis to treat pain caused by breast cancer, of which she was diagnosed for the third time in 2017.

She told People magazine; “It has helped incredibly with pain maintenance and sleep… It’s an amazing plant!”

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Pete Davidson

The Saturday Night Live comedian claims that he uses the drug to combat the side-effects of Crohn’s disease.

He explained to High Times; “I have Crohn’s disease, so it helps more than you can imagine.”

“Weed would be the only thing that would help me eat because my stomach would be in pain all day… I wouldn’t be able to do SNL if I didn’t smoke weed.”

 

Whoopi Goldberg

The Talk presenter – who is also a proud advocate for marijuana – uses her vape pen to treat her glaucoma-induced headaches.

Whoopi has also created a line of medical cannabis products designed to minimise menstrual discomfort.