Unlike most medications, medical marijuana does not come in a pill form. The most common way people ingest marijuana is by smoking it. However, a lot of doctors are against smoking because it may contain tars and toxins. The other options include using a medical marijuana vaporizer. The vaporizer is used to gently heat the cannabis up at a lower temperature to release vapors that project the same benefits as smoking just without the possible toxins. You also may choose to eat edibles. Most edibles taste very good and come in many forms such as cookies, brownies, lollipops, etc. These edibles are made from cooking the marijuana into a butter or oil then following the regular food recipe using the original recipe.
Why use medical marijuana? Who needs it? Medical marijuana is commonly known for helping cancer patients. The effects from ingesting marijuana help to eliminate some of the pain associated with chemotherapy and radiation therapy. Doctors may also prescribe medical marijuana for multiple sclerosis, poor appetite and weight loss due to chronic illness such as HIV, seizure disorders, or Crone’s disease. All of which are extremely painful and excruciating to live