Medical Marijuana Directory
Medical marijuana treats specific conditions. Cannabinoids produce medicinal cannabis' effects. The most well known cannabinoids are THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol). THC produces cannabis' highs. CBD is the focus of its health benefits. Medical cannabis may ease pain and nausea, reduce epileptic seizures in epilepsy, or relieve stiffness in multiple sclerosis. Medicinal marijuana is legal in four states and two cities in the U.S. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about Medical Marijuana, how to treat it and much more.
Medical Marijuana FAQ
Learn how medical marijuana works where it’s legal, what it’s used for and what side effects it might cause.
Medical Marijuana and Cancer
Some studies have found medical marijuana can ease some cancer symptoms and treatment side effects. Here's what to know if you're considering cannabis treatment.
Medical Marijuana: Regulations Clash
Compassionate Use Act of 1996, the law allows physicians to recommend cannabis, though not to prescribe it, for a wide range of medical ills without being 'punished or denied any right or privilege.'
Fibromyalgia and Medical Marijuana
WebMD asked the experts about the use of medical marijuana for treating fibromyalgia. Here is what they had to say about this controversial topic.
If it weren't for his few daily tokes from marijuana cigarettes, Kiyoshi Kuromiya believes he would no longer be alive
Can Medical Marijuana Treat Multiple Sclerosis?
WebMD explains how medical marijuana may be an option to treat some MS symptoms if you live in a state where it's legal and your doctor gives the OK.