If there is one substance which has caused most controversies, it would be the legality of cannabis. It is among one of the substances which is highly abused and thus is considered illegal in so many states. The controversies are in the fact that despite the drug being illegal, it has been discovered to have medicinal benefits. 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.
This calls for the need for cannabis training for the medical staff for them to be aware of the situations that may can for use of cannabis within their medical practice. The medical practitioners and the distributers of medical sativa are not allowed to have any alliances. There is a lot of research that will go into the assessing the benefits of the use of medical cannabis as well as the undesirable changes. 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.
For one to be able to use the drug, even as a patient, they need to meet the conditions set aside which makes them qualified patients. The doctors and medical practitioners are also higher regulated and thus have to be certified and licensed before they can be able to administer the drug. Among the measures that have been put into place is that the doctors are legally bond from prescribing the drug to its patients.
Among the health issues cannabis can address if used medically include insomnia and pain. 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. The ailments which mainly affect the muscle systems leading to diseases such as leg syndrome can be addressed by certain strain of the medical sativa. The muscle spasms are usually reduced as the use of cannabis causes relaxation to the muscles making them stop trembling. The other use of medical cannabis is to treat the issue of appetite loss especially for chronic patients. It is also used to treat Attention Deficient Hyperactivity Disorder, a disorder that mainly affects the teenagers although it raises controversies as this is the age that can easily abuse the drug.