Medical Marijuana

Medical Marijuana (also known as "medical Cannabis") refers to the use of marijuana as a doctor recommended or prescription drug used as a treatment to several conditions. Marijuana can be taken by vaporizing or smoking dried buds, drinking or eating marijuana extracts, or taking capsules.

Some of the medical applications medical marijuana can be used to treat are:
  • nausea or vomiting
  • premenstrual syndrome
  • Unintentional weight loss
  • Lack of appetite
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis)
  • Excessive mirgraines
  • Relieve some symptons Multiple Sclerosis and Spinal Cord injuries
  • Reduce "Tics" as common in Tourette's syndrom
  • Asthma
  • Glaucoma
  • Alchohol Abuse
  • alcohol abuse
  • attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Arthritis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Digestive diseases
  • Gepatitis C
  • Huntington's disease
  • Gypertension
  • Leukemia
  • Skin Tumors
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Psttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sickle-cell Disease
  • Sleep Apnea

In the United States, 13 states have legalized medical marijuana:
  • Alaska
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Hawaii
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Michigan
  • Montana
  • Nevada
  • New Mexico
  • Oregon
  • Rhode Island
  • Vermont
  • Washington
California, Colorado, New Mexico and Rhode Island are currently the only states to utilize "dispensaries" to sell medical cannabis.

Seven states in the United States are currently considering medical marijuana bills in their legislatures: Illinois, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York and North Carolina.