Persuasive Essay On Medical Marijuana

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"Medical marijuana shows considerable promise in reducing chronic pain from a widespread number of causes, including cancer, spinal cord injury and disease, severe spasms, post-traumatic stress disorder, nausea, glaucoma, Parkinson’s and other debilitating ailments. The drug could prove useful in other applications if patients are allowed to use it (The Herald).” In the world, millions of people continue to be in constant pain or have medical problems that medicine cannot always solve. In the United States alone, thousands of people require relief for their pain or other medical problems. One of those people could be someone’s mother, father, sibling, significant other, or people of similar relation. That “miracle” could be closer than the world thinks. Medical marijuana has the capabilities to help relieve chronic pain, lower a cancer patient's nausea, or even help control mental issues such as ADD, (Attention Deficit Disorder), and it must become a medical option for people everywhere. Medical marijuana may be the answer the world is looking for. Medical marijuana holds many medical benefits for patients who use it. It can be used as a topical ointment, eaten as a medicinal food, or smoked, similar to a cigarette to relieve many different types of medical problems. There already may be medication that provides relief to patients that seem to be effective. However, the medications that doctors prescribe regularly can have undesirable side effects and can even become
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