The issue of cannabis is one which has had a lot of controversies. The illegality of the drug, however, is something most states share in common since is among the most abused substances. The fact that the drug possesses some medical benefit is what makes it results into the numerous controversies about whether it should be made legal. The flexing of these laws did not make abuse of drug to become legal and as such abuse is still considered to be among the criminal offenses punishable by law.
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 after their training are forbidden from having any alliances with the distributers of the same to avoid forming cartels in the sale and use of this substance. Many of the states are still having ongoing research about the pros and cons because the use of medical sativa still causes a lot of controversies. There is also a trend where most states keep making amends into the use of medical use of cannabis considering it’s a relatively new field thus many finding keep coming up.
Due to the nature of the drug to be abused, patients have to meet the conditions set aside before they can use the drug on medical basis and even then, need to have supervision from a doctor. The same goes for the medical practitioners as they are required to be licensed before they can be allowed to administer and supervise the use of cannabis on medical grounds. Since the drug can easily be misused when availed in pharmacies, the doctors are also legally prohibited from prescribing the drug.
The use of cannabis to fight off some of the medical conditions such as insomnia and relieving pain is proving effective. This property of alleviating pain makes it be used in controlled circumstances such as in the surgical procedures to reduce pain. Cancer and AIDS patients are also to benefit from the use of medical cannabis as it helps fight off the severe pains brought about by these diseases. 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 effect is relaxing the muscles thus helping to reduce the muscle spasms that cause tremors. The restoration of appetite to chronic appetite loss patients is among the other issued that can be addressed by cannabis. Use of Cannabis to treat Attention Deficient Hyperactivity Disorder brings along a lot controversies even among the medical practitioners as it would lead to dependency on the drug on the patients, many of which are youngsters.