Contrary to popular opinion, recent scientific literature has shown that marijuana has medicinal value. Marijuana can help with appetite stimulation, weight gain, nausea/vomiting relief, minimising some forms of chronic pain, and lowering elevated intraocular pressure caused by glaucoma. Our website provides info about Holistic Releaf by Design | Medical Marijuana Dispensary in Billings MT – dispensary.
Data suggests that marijuana can reduce muscle spasticity caused by spinal cord injuries and multiple sclerosis, as well as reduce tremors caused by MS. Additional reported (but unproven) benefits include relief from migraine headaches, depression, seizures, insomnia, and as an anticonvulsant.
Marinol has been available as a synthetic THC (a main component of marijuana) as a Schedule II drug since 1986. It was licenced as an anti-nausea medication as well as an appetite stimulant to help prevent wasting syndrome in HIV/AIDS and cancer patients. Many patients find that smoked or vaporised natural marijuana works best for them due to its faster onset and the fact that swallowing a pill can be difficult if they are nauseated.
Oral preparations, such as tablets, gel tabs, and capsules, are common for most generic medicines. Many doctors consider it unusual for a drug to be smoked. However, inhaling marijuana (via vaporisation or smoking) results in blood concentrations comparable to intravenous injection.
Surprisingly, the federal government continues to classify marijuana as a Schedule I substance, making it illegal. As a result, even though a patient uses marijuana medicinally in accordance with state law, federal law is being broken. Thousands of patients in the United States, however, find it beneficial and continue to use it.
Several national communities have come out in favour of marijuana’s therapeutic potential. The American Public Health Association, the Federation of American Scientists, the Physicians Association for AIDS Care, the Lymphoma Foundation of America, and the New England Journal of Medicine are among those who have participated.
The therapeutic benefits of marijuana for a variety of debilitating disorders are well documented. In the vast majority of cases, it is a highly effective alternative to drugs that have severe side effects, are addictive, or are prohibitively costly.