Dementia patients saw benefits from medicinal marijuana that helped alleviate them from anxiety, depression, and hallucinations ("The Effects of Medical Marijuana on Alzheimer 's Treatment."). Once again, these benefits from marijuana show how diverse and effective it is when used for treating neurodegenerative diseases. Medical cannabis has been shown to help those who suffer from cancer. One of the largest benefits that cancer patients gain with marijuana is that it helps stop and prevent the spread of tumor growth. “According to the NIH, another cannabinoid, cannabidiol, has been shown to relieve pain as well as lower inflammation.
It also reduces the size of tumors in a persons body. Tumors are swollen masses fo... ... middle of paper ... ... it a legal substance for medical purposes. Recreational use should have the same laws as any other unprescribed drug use. People will be healthier if used as directed and many diseases will eventually be contained and eliminated. Medical marijuana can be a great help for the people of America and the country itself.
Therefore, the legalization of medicinal marijuana is very important, because it will allow these patients use it freely. In addition, it will help doctors exercise their duty in saving patients from extreme pains using this psychoactive drug. In addition, this will give tax breaks and will give money to new and risky businesses who want to start up. The legalization of medical marijuana wil... ... middle of paper ... ...raised a number of debates around the globe. Those supporting and opposing it have their own reasons as to why they take their positions.
Legalizing medical marijuana would create an excellent opportunity for revenue due to taxation as well as relieve pain and suffering for those using marijuana to treat epilepsy/seizures, post-traumatic stress disorder and cancer without having to deal with debilitating side effects from taking numerous prescribed medications. Medical marijuana is a more effective and natural way to manage a seizure disorder. “Marijuana has been shown to successfully control symptoms related to spasm-inducing disorders such as epilepsy or MS. Ongoing medical studies continue to demonstrate improvements in these symptoms likely via CBD’s anticonvulsant properties.” (Martin, Carter and Rose... ... middle of paper ... ...classification of marijuana as an illegal drug and the continuing controversy as to whether or not it can or should be used for medical purposes, are issues that need to be addressed and decided in order for legalization to be approved nationwide. By not legalizing medical marijuana it can impair the quality of life for those in dire need of it.
The money raised from this tax could be used to improve schools, roads, and public parks. In the end, legalizing marijuana would be a great benefit to the economy. Second, legalizing marijuana would help people who utilize the drug for its medicinal purposes. Often people who suffer from various diseases smoke marijuana to ease their pain. In fact, doctors use marijuana to treat many conditions including muscle spasms, nausea, poor appetite, seizures, and Crohn’s disease (Harding ____).
If the government controls the market for marijuana people would no longer be in danger of trying to acquire it illegally and there would be tax for selling marijuana which will benefit both the government and society. By legalizing marijuana the government can make laws about its use. Legalizing it would change people’s lives because it would no longer be a crime for people who are seeking relief from illnesses such as cancer and aids. Legalizing marijuana is a first step into creating a new market, which would boost the nation’s economy as well as the local state economies. Marijuana would also change the lives of patient’s battling chronic disease... ... middle of paper ... ...esting, people with disabilities and other elements to get relief, and local economies to benefit from the sale of the drug.
Marijuana has been proven to help with different diseases for different people who are suffering from illnesses where marijuana can help alleviate the pain or make the illness go away.I believe that marijuana needs to be a controlled substance by the government and should be legalized for medical reasons as it could help patients ease pain. I know if I had muscle spasms and that nothing would help except to smoke some weed I would want it to be lega... ... middle of paper ... ...ches, menstrual cramps, and toothaches. Marijuana has been used for centuries. It was used as an ancient drug that helped illnesses! I don’t see why we make pot illegal if it is proven to help medical conditions.
Marijuana used for vomiting and nausea has been proven highly effective. The medical marijuana serves as an appetite stimulate to help cancer treatment related anorexia. According to the American Association for Cancer Research, AACR (2007), found that medical marijuana could help slow down tumor growth. Meanwhile, some doctors like Jones, MD, PhD, and Director of the Drug Dependence Research Center (2001) say that there are other medications to take and are better treatments than medical marijuana. Even though there are many other medications available, everyone is different and sometimes other treatments than over-the-counter may be the best for a patients’ health.
The use of marijuana for medical issues has been proven to help patients alleviate a variety of serious illnesses. Doctors have agreed that marijuana is a much better remedy to many conditions. According to my sources, “marijuana provides relief from pain, nausea, spasticity, and other symptoms for many individuals who have not been treated successfully with conventional medications” (The top ten reasons marijuana should be legal). By that is meant that marijuana can cure or control conditions that legal medications have not been able to, proving that marijuana is, in fact, a positive outcome for society. Cannabis also h... ... middle of paper ... ...y today.
Marijuana is important in medicine because of the THC its main active substance. According to medical marijuana ‘’THC can be prescribed legally in pill form, however, in a medicine known as marinol.” Marinol has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1992. Marijuana can be used to treat and prevent nausea and vomiting caused by cancer medicines. People use marijuana because it has been proven in treating many symptoms of medical illnesses. By making marijuana legal, it will reduce street crime since most of the crimes came from illegal activities.