Medical uses Medical cannabis has several potential beneficial effects. Evidence is moderate that it helps in chronic pain and muscle spasms Lesser evidence supports its use for reducing nausea during chemotherapy, improving appetite in HIV/AIDS, improving sleep, and improving tics in Tourettes syndrome
Medical Marijuana helps people with these Conditions
The use of cannabis as medicine is not …show more content…
The Pros and Cons of Legalizing Marijuana
There is overwhelming evidence that cannabis relieves various medical conditions; unpleasant symptoms such as nausea and vomiting, pain and spasm, as well as the side effects of some prescription medicines. It is fact: marijuana is less toxic to the system than many pharmaceuticals.
Many opponents to legalization of medical marijuana believe that to legalize marijuana will erode the drugs-are-dangerous message that we try to instill in our children, leading to widespread use of not only cannabis but truly dangerous drugs such as heroin. Yet there is overwhelming evidence to the contrary: in states where medical marijuana is legal, the figures for teen use of cannabis have either remained stable or have followed a downward trend.
Legalizing marijuana would not only save thousands of dollars, it would also create another income stream for the government in terms of