Many believe that cannabis prohibition was put in place based on scientific or medical evidence. Possibly from extensive government research and consultation which determined the drug to be too dangerous for public use. This is untrue.
For most of human history, marijuana has been completely legal. It’s not a recently discovered plant, nor is it a long-standing law. Marijuana has been illegal for less than 1% of the time that it’s been in use. Its known uses go back further than 7,000 B.C. and it was legal as recently as when Ronald Reagan was a child.
Historical facts clearly demonstrate that cannabis prohibition was a child of racism, fear, protection of corporate profit margins and corrupt, paid off politicians.
There is growing interest in the marijuana chemical cannabidiol (CBD) to treat certain conditions such as childhood epilepsy, a disorder that causes a child to have violent seizures. Therefore, scientists have been specially breeding marijuana plants and making CBD in oil form for treatment purposes.
No. Smoking of any kind is hard on the lungs. There are many alternate methods of consumption of cannabis is several different forms. These include, oils and edibles. Consuming “vapor” or “vaping” has been the method of intake recommended by health care professionals.
Cannabis in various forms has been proven effective against symptoms of Epilepsy, Dravet Syndrome, cancer treatment, anorexia, bulemia, pain relief, stress, depression, panic attacks. This list is not exclusive. The medical applications of cannabis continue to grow.
There are no reported cases of “overdose” from cannabis. If strong cannabis is overused, some users experience paranoia, anxiety and their ability to operate a vehicle may be impared. Most commonly users report symptoms such as dry eyes, dry mouth.