The Pros And Cons Of Medical Marijuana
The medicinal use of marijuana has been taking place since five thousand years ago. It is believed it started in Asia, mainly in India. The introduction of hemp in Western medicine occurred …show more content…
Medical marijuana therapy emerges as a complementary or alternative option as it has been shown to have positive effects in the treatment of these diseases.
The correct and clear legalization will improve the quality of life of patients, who suffer from painful, chronic diseases or whose treatments generate various side effects. For cancer disease, medical marijuana has been shown to decrease nausea and dizziness caused by chemotherapy. Cannabis also has antispasmodic properties and the ability to relieve pain, which benefits a large universe of patients beyond those diagnosed with cancer. (Loflin, 2015)
On the other hand, when the legalization is implemented, the acquisition of this medicine can be safely regulated. This control will prevent people who require the plant from having to obtain it under illegal standards, whose consequences can lead to incorrect doses, low purity rates and even judicial