Medical Marijuana (Cannabis), what is it?

Around 3,000 years BC, ancient Asians first noted the remarkable medical properties of cannabis.

Today in Colorado medical marijuana is a constitutional right Protected by Amendment 20, Article XVIII, Section 14.

There are 2 main types of the cannabis plants for medical use: Sativa & Indica.

Each strain (or mix of strain) has a unique cannabis profile affect.

Sativa: more stimulating, stimulates appetite, reduces depression, migraines, pain and nausea.

Primarily effects the mind and the emotions

  • Stimulating
  • Energizing
  • Euphoric

Indica: more relaxing, reduces anxiety, pain, nausea, stimulates appetite, helps to sleep, reduces muscle spasms and tremors.

Primarily affects the physical body

  • Relaxing
  • Pain reducing
  • Appetite stimulation

chronic_pain_portWhat does Medical Marijuana do?

In a collection of writings on medical marijuana by 45 researchers, a literature review on the medicinal uses of Cannabis and cannabinoids concluded that:

Established uses include…

  • Easing of nausea and vomiting, anorexia, and weight loss; “well-confirmed effect” was found in the treatment of spasticity, painful conditions (i.e. neurogenic pain), movement disorders, asthma, and glaucoma.
  • Reported but “less-confirmed” effects included treatment of allergies, inflammation, infection, epilepsy, depression, bipolar disorders, anxiety disorder, dependency and withdrawal.
  • Basic level research is being carried out on PTSD, depression, PMS, Tourette’s Syndrome, autoimmune disease, cancer, neuroprotection, fever, disorders of blood pressure and more.

 

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