The issue of cannabis is one which has had a lot of controversies. It is among one of the substances which is highly abused and thus is considered illegal in so many states. The substance however has been discovered to have some medicinal benefits which has caused a lot of these states to revise their laws in a bid to accommodate these medical uses. Most states therefore have a hard time trying to strike a balance that allows for the medical use of the drug which still maintaining that the abuse of the substance is a legal offense and as such have been forced to amend the existing laws in this field.
There is a need for medical practitioners to undergo certain training that enable them to know when they can legally use cannabis in their practice. The medical practitioners and the distributers of medical sativa are not allowed to have any alliances. Many of the states are still having ongoing research about the pros and cons because the use of medical sativa still causes a lot of controversies. With the numerous finding from ongoing research, it is common to find most state on a continuous state of amendment of laws regulating medical cannabis.
The strict rules that govern this particular aspect guide on the type of patients who qualify to use medical cannabis which they can only do so under close supervision with the doctors. The doctors on the other hand require to be trained, certified and licensed before they can use medical marijuana with the qualifying patients. Among the measures that have been put into place is that the doctors are legally bond from prescribing the drug to its patients.
The use of cannabis to fight off some of the medical conditions such as insomnia and relieving pain is proving effective. This property of alleviating pain makes it be used in controlled circumstances such as in the surgical procedures to reduce pain. Cannabis also recommended for patients with chronic ailments such as cancer and AIDS to alleviate the pain. There are strains of cannabis which are best suited to address disorders affecting the muscular systems such as restless leg syndrome. It achieves this by being able to cause relaxation to the muscles which in turn reduces the tremors which are usually as a result of muscle spasms. The restoration of appetite to chronic appetite loss patients is among the other issued that can be addressed by cannabis. Use of Cannabis to treat Attention Deficient Hyperactivity Disorder brings along a lot controversies even among the medical practitioners as it would lead to dependency on the drug on the patients, many of which are youngsters.