The Truth About Medical Marijuana
Myths about marijuana are increasing. Yet almost all of it are incorrect. Have you even research for yourself to know the true effects of marijuana? Well then, let us study about these sayings so we can validated the authenticity of these statements.
Marijuana is a habit-forming. It is an incorrect statement.
You cannot be addicted to marijuana. In medical researches, there are more things that can be addiction than marijuana such as nicotine, alcohol and caffeine. OxyCotin and marijuana are similar. Abused by 20.4 million Americans last 2006, a painkiller called OxyCotin, is legally used and approved by the FDA. Compared to OxyCotin, medical marijuana is way harmless to people when used properly.
II. Marijuana has a negative drawback in your body. FDA-approved drugs cause thousand of fatalities each year. While marijuana has no records of fatalities due to its consumption.There is no record of deaths yet from using marijuana. A lot of people are comparing marijuana to cigarettes thinking that it also causes cancer like cigarettes do. In a single day, a consumption of twenty or more cigarette sticks is the average for a single smoker. Compared to the average number of average sticks in cigarettes, medicinal marijuana do not reach that highest level of consumption.
Your immune system will become weaker if you use marijuana. This was concluded on a research about medicinal marijuana in 1980. After that particular experiment, the following experiments related to that have never had similar conclusions. The FDA has legalized Marinol. It is an artificial form of THC that cures diseases that assault the immune system such as HIV.
IV. Marijuana is not medicinal. This is a fraud statement. There are a lot of medical uses in marijuana especially in California such as treatment for cancer, AIDS, arthritis, migraines, and anorexia. It can also treat mental health problems such as insomnia, anorexia, depression, and anxiety. Its recent biggest experiment is that if it can treat or prevent Alzheimer’s disease.
V. If decriminalized, it can be mistreated or illegally sold. It cannot be legalized because people are having the stigma that it will only cause addiction. There are permitted drugs that are being abused every day such sleeping pills and painkillers. The thought of letting the patients die with AIDS and other severe diseases without giving them a chance for these hopeful treatment is just a disgrace.
Listed above are just a few examples of these illogical myths. This topic can only be judged if you have already read enough information about this. The irrational myths about this medicinal plant should be corrected in order for the people to start accepting it as a miraculous plant and not an addicting one.
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