legalize marijuana in Australia

legalize marijuana in Australia

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Marijuana can be used in many ways to treat people. It is safer and cleaner than tobacco, so why can't marijuana be sold to people over the age of 18 but tobacco can. the study has shown that tobacco leads to lung cancer while marijuana users have never reported to having lung cancer. 

Research shows that there are many benefits offered by marijuana, often when treatments are ineffective cannabis has been recommended for anorexia, migraine, arthritis, and glaucoma. There are 2 Naturally active chemical in cannabis, and those are tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) which impact the brain with a high and can be used to treat arthritis discomfort and cannabidiol(CBD) which impact a brain without a high. Research also found that smoked cannabis can be helpful in treating nausea and vomiting from cancer chemotherapy, smoked marijuana can also help improve food intake and prevent weight loss for HIV patients.

Recently scientist reported that THC and other chemical found in marijuana such as CBD slow the growth and/or eliminates certain types of cancer cells growing in labs. Chemicals found in marijuana can stop cancer from spreading. 

 

 

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