History of Medicine

1796 Words Jan 29th, 2018 7 Pages
The technology and money that is spent on medical research and development is astronomical. I am going to start with a few questions, maybe they would pertain to yourself or possibly a friend or family member. What if you could have a medicine that was natural and could be organic and you could choose how you would like to ingest your medication as well? What if there was a medicine out there somewhere that would not just work for one ailment but multiple ailments? What if you could make your own medicine just as easy as growing your own tomatoes? In this day and age, a large group of people are really into natural, organic, holistic, and unprocessed items in general, whether it be food or medicine. There is a medicine that can live up to all of the questions stated above. This medicine is marijuana and there are many different forms of it. Throughout the reading marijuana may be referred to as cannabis. Marijuana has been outlawed since the mid-1930s in the United States. With multiple people backing the medicinal use of marijuana it is on the rise again of being legal. Legalization of marijuana should be granted just for the fact of its medicinal benefits.
The medicinal purposes of medical marijuana are vast, from diseases like: glaucoma, cancer, HIV, multiple sclerosis, PTSD, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Crohn’s Disease, and Alzheimer’s disease to conditions…
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