The magical herb named Medical Marijuana is used to heal several diseases and its benefits can never be denied. For thousands of years human beings have relied on its healing abilities. It was put to wide use by the denizens of ancient China, Middle East and now the healing property of this herb is even being realized by the people of the modern world and USA is no exception.
Such was the popularity of medical marijuana that even Queen Victoria worked with her physician to enhance its applicability. Before the implementation of some regulative measures like The Stamp Act (1920) this medical herb was put to a wide use in the United States. People suffering from chronic diseases like A.I.D.S, asthma, cancer may recover with a proportionate and balanced use of Marijuana. Thus, due to this healing property Marijuana is regarded as a medical herb.
It acts as an effective medicine when combating with the diseases like diabetes, brain cancer, insomnia, appetite loss, spasticity, glaucoma, Parkinson’s diseases etc. Thus, it is globally accepted by the entire medical research fraternity that Marijuana can really cure some chronic diseases. But to get the benefits of Medical Marijuana one needs to avail a marijuana card and a state issued identification card that would allow one to legally possess marijuana.
The scientific name of Marijuana is Cannabis Sativa and it grows mainly in hot and temperate climate. Even before the discovery of the various usage of this herb by the modern scientists, most of the Asian countries have been using this weed for medical purpose since ages. The historical documents show that first usage of marijuana as a medicine was done by the Chinese. It was in the 28th century BC when Emperor Shen-Nuan used marijuana as a therapeutic herb for treating constipation, malaria, gout, rheumatism etc.
This herb can be used in different ways. Some physicians use it in a liquid form, while others prefer to prescribe oral dosages. It can act as an effective healer when used as a medical ointment. Smoking also acts as an effective healing option for those who are suffering from chronic diseases.
Recently, California is the first US state to legalize the usage of marijuana. After passing Prop 215, most of the residents in California have started to set up herbal shops that sell marijuana. In different parts of the state, machines to vend marijuana are also being used. If residents of California have a cannabis club card or medical marijuana card then they can avail this herb from the dispensaries that sell marijuana. To get a California medical marijuana card, one has to get permission from the medical marijuana doctors.
Starting medical marijuana selling dispensaries in California is pretty easy, especially in. In fact, there are many centers for medical evaluation where licenses for starting a business of marijuana are issued. Discriminalization of this medical herb has been opposed by most of the marijuana activists and they are trying to legalise the usage of this herb in California. Major segment of Californians are supportive and trying to enhance the usage of marijuana. This has fostered as well as increased the confidence of those who are leading the marijuana legalization movement.