Medical Cannabis: Cancer Treatments

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Marijuana is a drug that is made up of the flowers, leaves and buds of the hemp plant Cannabis sativa. It has become incredibly popular and is used to treat a variety of medical conditions. Physicians and pharmacists are seeing a lot more patients on medical cannabis and better understanding the intended and adverse effects associated with it.

Conditions Medical Cannabis May Help

If you live in a place where medical cannabis is legal and your physician thinks it might help, you may use it for conditions such as:

• Alzheimer's disease 
• Nausea from chemotherapy 
• Glaucoma 
• Chronic pain 
• Crohn’s disease 
• HIV or AIDS 
• Weight loss due to an illness
• Multiple sclerosis 

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