What You Should Know About Health Benefits of Marijuana: Autism, AIDS and More (Infographic)

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You might think people use marijuana only for pleasure (to get high), but it’s not quite true. Medicinal marijuana is a part of the plant that is frequently used to treat various .

Check out Nexter’s list of medical marijuana benefits.

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People with 13 qualifiers listed below will be able to enroll in the Minnesota Medical Cannabis Program in July 2018.

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Recently The Minnesota Department of Health added autism and sleep apnea to the list of qualifiers to receive medical marijuana.

Sleep apnea is a sleeping disorder, characterized by one or more pauses in breathing or shallow breaths. That means if you have sleeping problems, you might find a solution.

“However, there is increasing evidence for potential benefits of medical cannabis for those with severe autism and obstructive sleep apnea”, announced Commissioner Dr. Ed Ehlinger of Minnesota Department of Health.

According to American Cancer Society, one of the ingredients (THC) of marijuana an help relieve pain and nausea for those who suffer after chemotherapy.

Forms of Medical Marijuana

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Source: michigan-marijuana-lawyer.com

You can find various yummy dishes and sweets containing cannabis:  chocolate bars,  lollipops, cookies, popcorn, brownies, crackers, ice cream and chewing gums.

Also, you can insert a small amount of dried medical cannabis flower into a vaporizer.

It’s not as harmful as smoking medical cannabis packed into the rolling paper.

Beverages are also available at the shops: cannabis-infused teas, juices, smoothies, and sodas.

Where is medical marijuana legal?

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Source: wikimedia.org

  • Blue – Partially or essentially legal
  • Orange – Illegal but decriminalized
  • Pink – Illegal but often unenforced
  • Red –  Illegal

Medical cannabis in US is legal in 29 states. Australia, Canada, Costa Rica, Germany, Jamaica, the Netherlands, South Africa, Spain have the least restrictive medical marijuana laws as of 2017.

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