There have always been people who said that marijuana is good for our health. And there were others who disagreed immediately. The Obama administration is expected to announce today its decision to allow more marijuana research. This could be huge step forward. Some researchers have been said that marijuana is able to cure cancer. At least, it could to slow down the disease. However, it will not be taken away its classification as a dangerous drug. There will be more research to prove if marijuana has medical purposes.
It seems that the first move was made by two former state governors. They had asked many times for the federal agencies to see marijuana as a drug that can give medical uses. We are expecting important news from the Drug Enforcement Administration. One of them could be to increase the amount of research on this substance.
At present, only the University of Mississippi has been licensed to grow this drug for studies. Its actions are always watched over by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. If the government will agree on more marijuana research, there will be more universities who will be able to cultivate it. However, you should know that the research protocol is very strict. So are the security measures needed to store and use the drugs.
Let’s talk about the advantages of using marijuana. First of all, people who smoke it are skinnier. Moreover, it seems this substance can increase your lung capacity and help people who are struggling with lung cancer. Marijuana could be able to help the body take in insulin, the substance needed for people who fight against diabetes. It also reduces the level of depression or anxiety and can even block the enzyme that is responsible for Alzheimer’s. What is more to know, marijuana can make us be more creative and increases our verbal fluency?
What are the disadvantages of this substance? It can make you have trouble in thinking and remembering things. It also increases your heart rate and slows your coordination. People who are smoking marijuana have bloodshot eyes and a dry mouth.
In conclusion, marijuana is not as safe as it should be, but it can have some advantages on our body. We are waiting to see if the authorities will agree on more marijuana research. Maybe this way they will find the truth about one of the most popular substances around the world.
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