Social stereotypes suggest that marijuana is a harmful drug that needs to be eradicated from society. This view although stemming from older studies and social stigmas only cover a portion of the story. What is left out is all potentially positive contributions that medical marijuana and marijuana in general. From Medical purposes due to cancer and organ failure to PTSD relief for veterans, there are many positive uses for marijuana. Before going into detail about the good and the bad of this drug below is a video showing the effects of marijuana on an older man with Parkinson’s disease.
It seemed that miraculously in 5 minutes after use, Larry’s Parkinson’s had stopped and he was acting completely normal. Larry’s only complaint, “It makes me pretty angry that I can’t get it in my home state.”