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It is believed that Marijuana or Cannabis originated in South and Central Asia and from these regions it has spread to other parts of the world in a span of about 100 years. Natural growing marijuana can thrive in different climatic conditions and thus can grow in varied regions of the world. It can grow in dry regions, temperate regions, continental regions, and tropical regions.
Cannabis and cannabinoids are usually prescribed by physicians for their patients. Though the use of cannabis medicines has not been tested thoroughly due to production and Governmental restrictions. This results in inadequate clinical research regarding the safety and effectiveness of cannabis medicine in treating any type of disease.
Medical cannabis can be used in different forms like capsules, lozenges, tinctures, dermal patches, oral or dermal sprays, cannabis edibles, and vaporizing or smoking-dried buds. Synthetic cannabinoids can also be used for prescription also used in some countries, such as dronabinol and nabilone.
Medical Cannabis Patient Information Leaflets
Medical Cannabis-it is a broad term for any type of cannabis-based product or medicine used for relieving symptoms.
One is required to go through the patient information leaflet carefully before using medical cannabis, as it contains important information. It contains all the required information regarding the use and effects of cannabis. The leaflets contain all the required information such as-
Few details of the available information
Where to find Medical Cannabis products-Medical Cannabis products are available online but there is no assurance of quality and content.
Requirement of prescription for medical cannabis products-medical cannabis products are prescribed mainly for certainspecific medical conditions.
How to get the prescription- Only a specialized hospital Doctor can prescribe such medicine.
Whether medical cannabis is safe-It is not currently clear whether Cannabis products containing THC (the chemical that gets you high) can be risky or not.
About the side effects of the Medical Cannabis products (and cannabis oils)- it is possible to developcertain side effects like- decreased appetite, diarrhoea, feeling sick, weakness, mood change, dizziness,feeling very tired, etc.
About the relaxation of laws on Medical Cannabis products (and cannabis oils)- In general, Governments have no such intentions of legalizationof the use of cannabis for recreational purposes. But one cannot use medical cannabis if not prescribed by a physician.
Conclusion- Possessing cannabis is illegal, for whatever reasonyou might be using it.One cannot use medical cannabis if not prescribed by the physician.