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Everything You Need To Know About Medical Cannabis

Cannabis has been used for medicinal purposes for years. Recently, there has been a resurgence of interest in its potential therapeutic benefits. This blog explores what medical cannabis is, how it works, and what conditions it can be used to treat.

What is cannabis?

Cannabis, the proper term for marijuana, is a plant. Cannabis contains multiple different chemical compounds. Some of these compounds interact with the body and affect pain perception, appetite, mood, and memory when consumed.

The two most well-known cannabinoids in cannabis are THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol). According to WebMD, "THC is the main psychoactive compound in marijuana" while CBD does not have a psychoactive effect.

Are marijuana and hemp the same plant?

Technically, no. Marijuana and hemp are the same species with similar properties, but not the same plant. They both contain CBD and THC, however.

What is medical cannabis?

Medical cannabis is a plant-based medicine used to treat various conditions and illnesses. The plants most commonly used for medical purposes are marijuana and hemp.

Both of these plants contain CBD and THC. The main difference between medical cannabis and recreational cannabis is that medical cannabis typically has a higher concentration of CBD and a lower concentration of THC.

How does medical cannabis work?

Cannabis works by interacting with the body's system of receptors located throughout the body that regulate pain, appetite, mood, and memory. When cannabinoids from cannabis are introduced into this system, they can interact with these receptors to help treat a variety of conditions and illnesses.

What conditions can be treated with medical cannabis?

Medical cannabis has been shown to be effective in treating a variety of conditions and illnesses, including:

  • Chronic pain
  • Anorexia
  • Nausea associated with chemotherapy and other treatments
  • Muscle spasms caused by multiple sclerosis and other conditions
  • Seizures
  • Glaucoma
  • Cancer

Medical cannabis is recently being used to treat mental health conditions such as anxiety, depression, and PTSD as well.

How is medical cannabis administered?

Medical cannabis can be administered in a variety of ways, including:

  • Smoking
  • Inhalation (vaporization)
  • Oils
  • Tinctures
  • Edibles
  • Topical application
  • Suppositories
  • Capsules

One method of consumption is not better or worse than another. It is all based on availability and personal preference.

Is medical cannabis legal?

The legal status of medical cannabis varies from country to country.

In the United States, it is legal in some states and illegal in others. In Canada, medical cannabis is legal nationwide. Each country has different laws and regulations regarding medical cannabis, so it is important to research the laws in your specific country before using medical cannabis.

Now that you know all about medical cannabis, it's important to do your own research to see if it could be a treatment option for you. Talk to your doctor for more information on the conditions medical cannabis can treat and how to get started using it as a treatment.