What is a Marijuana Dispensary?
Marijuana also known as cannabis is a drug that has found a new role in the world of medicine today. Mostly, the drug is seen as one that affects the brain but medical practitioners today have proven its application in treatment and management of some diseases. These diseases include cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis, HIV, seizures, Chron’s disease among others. A variety of states today are passing laws that will legalize the use of marijuana in medicine. The result of this is that various Marijuana or Cannabis dispensaries have been established in those states.
Given that marijuana is a drug doctors or pharmacists cannot recommend them to patients especially in those states where there are no laws legalizing them. Mostly, even when it has been legalized for use in medicine, you may find some further regulations that require you to possess a registry card that certifies your eligibility.
The active chemical that enables marijuana to be used as medicine is called THC. The US Food and Drug Administration Authority has approved this chemical such that it is used in some medical prescriptions such as dronabinol and nabilone used to treat nausea and loss of appetite.…