S: ***medical marijuana***
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FC: medical | marijuana
1: Medical marijuana is a safe alternative to most prescribed medications to treat the same symptoms.
2: People commonly believe things about marijuana that are not true like marijuana causes cancer and marijuana is physically addicting.Studies show that smoking marijuana alone with out the concurrent use of tobacco dose not increase the risk of lung diseases. | misconceptions and facts about marijuana
3: Another study on lab mice shows that the active chemical in marijuana tetrahydrocannabinol also known as (THC) cut lung tumers growth in half and helped prevent the spread of cancer. Also marijuana is not physically addicting it is less habit forming than caffeine
4: Many people don't think marijuana should be legalized for medical use because it may hurt the people using it and is labeled as a gate way drug meaning it will lead into harder drugs.This is not true marijuana in be proven to be one of the least toxic substances known.A U.S. government study shows that 75% of all Americans that use marijuana never use harder drugs.
5: Marijuana can help with many other diseases and disorders like anorexia, arthritis, autism, cancer, chronic pain, depression, diabetes , glaucoma, migraines, nausea, post traumatic stress disorder ans seizures.