Modern research suggests that cannabis is a valuable aid in the treatment of a wide range of medical conditions. These medical conditions include general pain relief, neuropathic pain from nerve damage, nausea, spasticity, glaucoma, and movement disorders. Marijuana is also a powerful appetite stimulant, specifically for patients suffering from HIV and wasting syndrome or dementia. Emerging research suggests that marijuana’s medical properties may protect the body against some types of malignant tumors and are neuroprotective. Currently, more than 60 U.S. and international health organizations support granting patients immediate legal access to medicinal marijuana under a physician’s supervision.
Despite the fact that research related to cannabis in the United States has been sharply limited due to federal restrictions in the past, recent scientific discoveries have increased interest among researchers in understanding the therapeutic potential of cannabis in medicine. So far, there have been 100 different cannabinoids identified in the cannabis plant, which each […]
As multiple states across the United States and nations around the globe continue to successfully legalize the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes, research confirms the various health benefits that can be realized from cannabis. Increasingly, clinical studies have begun to examine the link between cancer and cannabis to determine whether marijuana could be a […]