Medical marijuana helps manage cancer pain and the debilitating side effects of chemotherapy. There is also scientific evidence that it kills some types of cancer cells.
Low-THC marijuana affects the neural pathways in the brain and reduces inflammation. Many patients have reported a reduction in seizures and other benefits.
Medical marijuana helps HIV and AIDS patients manage some of their most devastating symptoms, including anorexia.
Medical marijuana helps manage many symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS), and might help to inhibit the autoimmune response that causes the disease.
There is evidence that medical marijuana alleviates symptoms in treatment-resistant sufferers of PTSD, and might play an active role in eliminating unpleasant memories.