The cannabis plant contains more than 100 different chemicals called cannabinoids. Each one has a different effect on the body. Delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD) are the main chemicals used in medicine. THC also produces the "high" people feel when they smoke cannabis or eat foods containing it.

Support of medicinal cannabis has skyrocketed in recent years, thanks to the growing body of research that shows its therapeutic value for a range of health conditions. Cannabis may be able to treat or alleviate the symptoms of a variety of serious ailments, including Cancer, HIV/AIDS, Epilepsy and much more.

Here are the 21 Most Current Research and Conditions where Medical Cannabis is prescribed:

Animals

There are dozens of cannabinoids, but CBD is one of the most abundant and well-studied cannabinoids. According to scientific research, CBD can have a great number of benefits for humans and dogs.

Animal Owner Treatment and Research

Cannabinoids and their Health Benefits

Cannabinoids Wheel

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