The topic on the use of medical marijuana has been a controversial one among interested parties and states. Some countries have legalized the use of medical marijuana to only people with severe health conditions but can make informed decisions based on the available facts and pieces of evidence.
There are publications from different sources on significant health benefits of medical cannabis across different genders and ages. There hasnt been much research done on the same mainly because of the government restrictions that have been imposed on its usage. This thus result to minimum clinical research to prove its efficiency in treating diseases.
The facts that are at hand at the moment is that marijuana can be used to minimize anxiety, increase appetite, reduce pain and can be used as a solution to prevent the feeling to vomit during chemotherapy. Its side effects include dizziness, hallucinations, fatigue and the risk of addiction if used in long period. There are different ways in which medical cannabis can be consumed for example through swallowing of a capsule, smoking the dry patches, taking cannabis edibles such as cookies and dermal patches. The advantages of using cannabis as a pain relief is that compared to traditional painkillers like morphine it doesnt offer high risks of dependency. Medical cannabis can be used by people who are struggling with appetite and weight gain issues.
There are other issues of concerns like brain immaturity among adolescents that might be caused by the use of medical cannabis. People are also concerned with the stability of drivers that use marijuana and yet are required to be on the road. The use of medical marijuana differs from state to state No one just consumes medical marijuana; there must be an official prescription, authorization from the relevant body and recommendation from medical personnel. For one to access these kinds of marijuana from dispensaries, they need to have a card or a license from the relevant authority. How people get the card differs from one state to the other.
The the Bureau of cannabis control has stipulated regulations that have been put in place concerning the consumption of medical cannabis. General framework on the usage of the same has been generated by the medical and adult use of cannabis regulation and safety act. They recently announced the official approval of the state regulations for cannabis businesses across the supply chain. The regulations that have been put in place also serves in the interest of the user. It also allows for access of marijuana through home cultivation and dispensaries.