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What is medical marijuana (medical cannabis)?

What is medical marijuana (medical cannabis)?

By Mayo Clinic Staff Medical marijuana — also called medical cannabis — is a term for derivatives of the Cannabis sativa plant that are used to relieve serious and chronic symptoms. Cannabis sativa contains many active compounds, but two are of interest for medical purposes: THC (delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol).

Can I use medical cannabis at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota?

Not all Mayo Clinic health care providers will be registered for the certification process in Minnesota. Minnesota residents with a supply of medical cannabis from the Minnesota Medical Cannabis program may continue use during their Mayo Clinic visit or hospital admission.

What is medical marijuana and is it safe?

In the U.S. medical marijuana — also referred to as medical cannabis — is legal in a growing number of states to ease pain, nausea and other side effects of medical treatments, as well as to treat some diseases.

Is Missouri’s medical marijuana license scoring process arbitrary and capricious?

— The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services must disclose certain confidential information relating to medical marijuana cultivation facility license applications, in a suit brought by a company who claimed its own application was “subjected to an arbitrary and capricious scoring process.” Read the opinion here.

What are the qualifying conditions for medical marijuana?

Depending on which state you live in, you may qualify for treatment with medical marijuana if you meet certain requirements and have a qualifying condition, such as: 1 Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). 2 Anorexia due to HIV/AIDS. 3 Chronic pain. 4 Crohn’s disease. 5 Epilepsy or seizures. 6 (more items)

Why are you interested in medical marijuana?

Cannabis is very effective for the treatment of Cancer,Glaucoma,Cachexi (wasting syndrome),Pain,Nausea,Seizures,Muscle spasms,Multiple sclerosis,etc. Interested in Medical Marijuana too for the above reason or others, Are you looking for Good Stuff?

What are the risks of using marijuana to treat medical conditions?

Further study is needed to answer this question, but possible short- and long-term risks of using marijuana to treat medical conditions include: Addiction, which occurs in about 10 percent of users who start smoking marijuana before age 25. Breathing problems, for people who smoke marijuana. Dizziness.

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