Medical cannabis is the term used to refer to those marijuana specimens that have some therapeutic applications, either a kind of therapy based on the plant in question or by its cannabinoid content like THC, CBD and natural CBN or other synthetic cannabinoids. We now know for some time that the Cannabis plant has palliative and healing properties. In several states this right is already recognized and various patients can use them but in many others they can not. There is a great deal of research on the use of Cannabis as a medicinal treatment today. The method for the administration of the active ingredient can greatly vary depending on the disease or taste of the patient. We find between them, Among them we find the vaporization method which is the most recommended for people suffering from diseases. Other methods like smoking cannabis buds, drinking or eating extracts of cannabis, THC and synthetic pills can also be used.
The use of marijuana beneficially affects the ocular pressure reducing its inflammation, significanlty improving glaucoma lesions. Medical marijuana has many other applications and many more are being discovered every day, especially in cancer and AIDS (HIV). It relieves anxiety, nausea, inflammation, seizures and inhibits the growth of cancer cells. In November 2007, CBD was reported to reduce the in vitro growth of aggressive human breast cancer cells and their invasiveness capability. In April 2005, Canadian authorities approved the use of Sativex, a mouth spray to relieve the pain caused by multiple sclerosis. Sativex is a product from GW Pharmaceuticals that contains tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabidiol. Recent studies have also demonstrated that cannabidiol is greatly effective as an atypical antipsychotic in the treatment of schizophrenia.