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Originally founded in 1998, The National Pain Foundation voluntarily suspended its operations and transferred its assets to the American Pain Foundation in 2010 for the purpose of unifying the organizations' legislative and advocacy voice. Unfortunately, the American Pain Foundation's leadership chose to disband in 2012 due to "irreparable economic circumstances", leaving a void for people with pain. In 2013, The National Pain Foundation was reformed. We recognize that the United States is a part of a much larger community - the commonality is that we are all human. This regenesis has led to a critical refocusing of the mission - to create The Global Pain Initiative and, thereby transform the way pain is fundamentally understood, assessed, and treated for every human being.

News from The National Pain Foundation:

Marijuana Rated Significantly More Effective in Treating Fibromyalgia Symptoms than FDA-Approved Drugs, Global Survey Finds

GOLDEN, Colo., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — A survey of 1,339 people with fibromyalgia conducted by The National Pain Foundation and NationalPainReport.com, revealed that those who have used marijuana to treat their symptoms find it significantly more effective than any of the three drugs ap…

Study Finds Majority of Pain Sufferers Feel They Are Treated Like Drug Addicts During Pharmacy Visits

GOLDEN, Colo., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – The National Pain Foundation's survey of over 300 people who suffer in chronic pain unveiled an important, but little-known truth about chronic pain sufferers; their feelings about how they will be treated by their healthcare providers.
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The National Pain Foundation Returns with Refocused Mission to Transform Pain Management on a Global Scale

GOLDEN, Colo., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – The National Pain Foundation (NPF) announced today that it is being reformed as an independent, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization to transform the way pain is fundamentally understood, assessed and treated for every human being.
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