Sunday, May 31, 2009
How Medical Marijuana Works
So how, exactly, does medical marijuana work to treat these conditions? Why, if this medicine is so effective for some people, does it remain controversial and, in many places, illegal? In this article, Jacob Silverman takes a look at the medical, legal, and practical issues surrounding medical marijuana in the United States. He examines why some people depend on it to live normally. Jacob also examines some of the intriguing intersections between pharmaceutical companies, the government and the medical marijuana industry.