Canada has legalized Cannabis on a medical level but soon recreational will be the goal for them. Marijuana is becoming a hot topic in America due to its health benefits. Currently, 28 of 50 United States, along with the District of Columbia legalized marijuana for medical purposes. Only 8 states legalized the medical and recreational use of marijuana on a federal level. According to The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering Medicine (NAP) survey, “22.2 million Americans (12 years of age and older) reported using cannabis in the past 30 days.” (www.nap.edu). The number of users is increasing by the days.
Why is marijuana the talk of the town? The cure it has for many medical problems is remarkable. It can help cancer patients with their sickness from dealing with Chemotherapy and Radiation. Marijuana helps with Alzheimer’s, Arthritis, Chronic pain, Crohn’s disease, Epilepsy, Glaucoma and a host of more medical conditions. It has gotten to the point where Doctors from around the world are important cannabis from countries like Canada. Soon Canada will legalize marijuana for recreational use. There are even ways to use it for therapeutic purposes.
The Health Effects of Cannabis and Cannabinoids: The Current State of Evidence and Recommendations for Research. https://www.nap.edu/read/24625/chapter/2