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Growing Health

Medical marijuana has the potential to improve lives.

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Possible medical benefits
of marijuana

In recent years, medical marijuana has been researched for its potential medicinal properties. The findings have been positive, and more than 35 states have approved marijuana for medicinal use. 

Researchers are beginning to find evidence of the therapeutic effects of marijuana related to its ability to have possible health benefits including:

  • Reduced chronic pain in patients

  • Relief from chronic seizures with epilepsy patients

  • Decreased nausea and vomiting

  • Increased appetite in patients undergoing chemotherapy 

  • Reduced inflammation

  • Reduced pain and muscle tightness associated with multiple sclerosis

  • Reduced anxiety in those suffering from PTSD

  • Increased relief with inflammatory bowel diseases 

  • Improvement in the quality of life for patients with Parkinson’s Disease

  • Reduced muscle spasms

  • Slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease

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Curious how marijuana affects the body?

Research shows the ways marijuana can potentially improve many debilitating conditions, but how exactly does it do that? Learn more about the anatomy of marijuana and how it works.