Medical Marijuana/Cannabis is a term used to describe the use of the cannabis plant and its constituent cannabinoids to alleviate symptoms and help people struggling with medical conditions. The Cannabis plant has been used for medicinal purposes for thousands of years across many cultures.
With earliest documented research dating back to 2737 BCE, medicinal Cannabis was found amongst the fundamental 50 herbs of traditional Chinese medicine.
After nearly a century without the availability of medical Cannabis, the therapeutic potential of cannabis as a medicine is debated once again. Regardless of modern research studies and heavy debate, there haven’t been enough large-scale clinical trials to show that the benefits of the marijuana plant outweigh its risks to its patients. However, individual cannabinoids have been researched intensively with the result of several FDA and NHS approved Cannabis-based medicine.
Cannabis can prevent the development of cancer
Cannabis contributes to weakening the HIV virus
Cannabis reduces the symptoms of Crohn’s disease
Medical Cannabis improves the lives of people with Parkinson’s
THC found in medical cannabis eliminates brain cancer
Cannabinoids help treat Osteoarthritis
Cannabis eases the pain of Multiple Sclerosis
Cannabinoids destroy Leukemia cells
Cannabis helps relieve chronic nerve pain
Cannabis helps to reduce the negative effects in schizophrenia