When a lot of people think of cannabis, they think of movies like Up in Smoke, The Big Lebowski, and Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle. Characters and actors like Jay, Silent Bob, Seth Rogen, Cheech, and Chong all come to mind, and they’re all typically depicted as lazy or losers. That’s the pop culture opinion on marijuana and its users. All these movies, however, typically fail to mention (or bring any significant attention to) the myriad of medicinal uses for cannabis. Science is still learning all of the uses of medical marijuana; only about 6% of studies performed on cannabis include its medicinal properties.
What can medical cannabis help?
Despite the few studies performed so far, several uses have already been found. Some have been virtually proven to
According to NBC News, legal marijuana companies are finding their place, despite the many roadblocks that come with legalizing the business despite pot not yet being legal on a national level. As competition between businesses continues to increase, in many cases the prices are going down and revenue as well as states essentially compete for more tourists. Washington and Oregon are constantly having ?border wars,? and California and Oregon overall draw the most interest from out-of-state investors.
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