e.g. How Cannabis Works: Cannabinoids and the Cannabinoid Receptor System
Why are Medical Marijuana and Hemp Oil NOT Being Studied?
There are certainly some downsides to marijuana use that need to be addressed, particularly if you are thinking of smoking it for recreational purposes.
Americans for Safe Access also has links to research studies suggesting that cannabis may help in the treatment or prevention of Alzheimer’s disease and cancer, while the International Association for Cannabis as Medicine highlights the following medical uses:
Nausea Vomiting Anorexia Cachexia (Wasting Syndrome) Spasticity Movement Disorders Pain Glaucoma Epilepsy Asthma Dependency and Withdrawal Psychiatric Symptoms Autoimmune Diseases Inflammation High Blood Pressure Chronic Fatigue Syndrome