PORTAGE, Mich. — Jevin Weyenberg knows firsthand the benefits of medical marijuana. He’s a cancer survivor and said using cannabis helped reduce the pain and nausea he felt while recovery from chemotherapy.
“There’s very good cannabis topicals, cannabis oils, that are very effective at treating chronic pain whether it be nerve pain, arthritis, back pain,” said Weyenberg. “[It] combines with your endocannabinoid system in your body to really reduce chronic pain.”
Weyenberg has since opened Lake Effect, a medical marijuana dispensary, to help other patients battle their pain he said. However the future of his business may be in jeopardy. They need