The use of cannabis for medical use has long been a bone of contention for many medical professionals and patients. However, according to Canadian law the use of cannabidiol derived from cannabis is now legal under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations. Patients have found that the legal use of cannabis is not only safe but has also helped them manage a number of medical issues. These issues cover a number of areas including pain management, sleep assistance and managing mental health issues such as depression and anxiety. In Canada, two thirds of the population are registered to use medical marijuana. As well more seniors are beginning to use cannabis for medical purposes. For the most part the age group using marijuana most frequently is in the 20 to 24 age range. Those using marijuana for medical purposes cited a number of improvements from memory at 5 percent to anxiety relief at 49.7 percent. Cannabis can be consumed in a number of ways including:
Canada is the largest country to legalize marijuana to date, with more states in the U.S. beginning the legalization process. More details about medical cannabis can be found here.
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Author Bio: Rebecca Hill is a Community Manager at Apollo Cannabis, who provides personalized medical cannabis prescriptions, education and treatment support, free of charge.