As marijuana use was growing, it was originally classified in schedule 1 of the Controlled Substances Act because it was considered to have no medical use.

For over the last 30 years, 25 of the 50 states have legalized the use of marijuana for medical purposes.

Arguments against medical marijuana say that it is too dangerous, lacks proper approval from the FDA and that it is not useful.

Some more extreme claims say that marijuana is addictive and leads to more dangerous drug use if abused.

Arguments for medical marijuana are very persuasive. They claim that marijuana can reduce the effects of cancer, AIDS, multiple sclerosis, joint pain, glaucoma, epilepsy, and much more.

While more and more studies come out studying the use of medical marijuana, look for the legalization of marijuana in a state near you.

 

http://medicalmarijuana.procon.org

https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/marijuana-medicine

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