Medicinal cannabis, also known as medical marijuana refers to cannabis when it is used to treat or relieve a symptom, ailment or condition rather than for recreational or spiritual purposes. Any cannabis which contains an effective amount of active cannabinoids (i.e. not industrial hemp) can be considered medicinal cannabis if it is used for that purpose.
Is Medical marijuana right for me?
With the marijuana laws quickly changing across the country more and more people are asking themselves if marijuana is something that could work for themselves. The answer to that question is most likely yes but the best way to know if medical marijuana is right for you is to talk to a professional. Only a doctor will be able to tell if marijuana is an option for you. But plenty of studies and patient accounts have lead to marijuana being used regularly to treat a variety of diseases and conditions.
What can Medical Marijuana be used for?
In some cases, such as migraines, sleep disorders, appetite suppression and depression, marijuana treats the disease directly. In other cases, medical marijuana helps to alleviate the symptoms like nausea, vomiting or loss of appetite commonly associated with Cancer, AIDS and other serious illness With these symptoms eased, the patient’s quality of life is improved, making it easier for other medical treatments to work.