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.
Nausea is included as one of the 12 qualifying “debilitating conditions” in the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act as it is an often times unnavoidable symptom for a number of severe illnesses.
Natural medical marijuana containing cannabinoids (compared to THC alone, in the form of Marinol pills) is a highly effective means of not only eliminating nausea and vomiting but also stimulating the appetite of patients, due to it's benefical relaxation effects.
Based on recent studies, it is clear that at least a part of the medical community agrees that medical marijuana is a superior treatment to nausea than other synthetic medications in certain instances, including:
In one study published in the New York State Journal of Medicine, 78 percent of the 55 individuals who participated in the research reported an improvement after smoking medical marijuana. Additionally, doctors also recognized the effectiveness of smoked (as opposed to any other method of consumption) cannabis in this area.
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