Medical Marijuana: What You Need To Know

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  • Medical Marijuana in the News
  • What Is It?
  • What Is It Used For?
  • Strains of Medical Marijuana
  • Where Is Medical Marijuana Legal?
  • How Do You Get It?
  • Where Do You Get It?
  • Does It Work?
  • Is It Safe?
  • Medical Marijuana vs. Street Weed

What Is It?

Medical marijuana, an herb used since ancient times in China, can be one of two things: the part of cannabis that is used for healing purposes or synthetic weed that is made in a lab for healing and pain relief purposes. There are different ways to take medical cannabis that include smoking, vaporizing and infusing it into food or drinks, to name a few. 

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