Medical marijuana has been used for therapeutic and medicinal purposes for thousands of years. In fact, most ancient cultures grew the marijuana plant as herbal medicine. Americans have grown cannabis since early colonial days when hemp was used for textiles and rope.
Yet the safety of the use of marijuana has been intensely debated over the last few decades, with some people advocating for the health benefits of medical marijuana and others warning of its side effects.
So what is the truth? Are there side effects of medical marijuana? As with all medications, medical cannabis must be used responsibly and in proper quantities to provide the most benefits and the least side effects. Continue reading “Are There Side Effects of Medical Marijuana?”