Legal medical industry in Arizona
Arizona is among 15 states that have laws permitting eligible patients to consume medicinal marijuana for the treatment of approved conditions and terminal illnesses. Eligibility for a marijuana recommendation depends upon both type and severity of an illness, and all patients must first speak with a physician to determine if medical marijuana is the right treatment for them.
In a number of studies, researchers have found that marijuana and one of its active ingredients, delta-9 THC, can effectively treat and reduce a broad range of muscle spasms.
Muscle spasms are sudden, involuntary movements or convulsive muscular contractions caused by various forms of sclerosis, including
This claim is supported by a number of established academic institutions, including the conservative American Medical Association, agreeing that: “Anecdotal survey and clinical data support the view that smoked marijuana and oral THC provide symptomatic relief in some patients with spasticity associated with multiple sclerosis or trauma."
In 1998, The British House of Lords Select Committee on Science and Technology published a report urging the government to transfer cannabis and cannabis resin from a Schedule 1 to a Schedule 2 drug to allow doctors to prescribe cannabis to their eligible patients suffering from these forms of illnesses.
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