High blood pressure is a leading cause of and contributor to death worldwide. It causes a variety of medical problems, including cardiovascular disease, which is the leading cause of death in the United States. Even with the risk of death and increase in other health problems associated with high blood pressure, the number of people with this serious medical condition has been increasing steadily over the last several decades.
Epilepsy is a serious medical condition affecting approximately one percent of the United State’s population. Many individuals with epilepsy suffer from severe seizures, which may not respond to available treatments. Recent attention has turned to using medical marijuana and its derivatives to treat epilepsy and other seizure disorders. Newsworthy cases have turned up in recent years showing even children can benefit from using medical marijuana to treat epilepsy.
If you are a new medical marijuana patient or have not used a marijuana dispensary to get your medication before, you may have some questions about how dispensaries work and how to choose the right one for your personal needs and preferences. Understanding what a medical cannabis dispensary is, how dispensaries work in our state,
2016 brought many changes to the legal status of marijuana nationwide. Numerous states had marijuana issues on the ballot, and many of the passed new or modified existing marijuana laws. Marijuana is currently legal in several states, including California. It is also medically allowed in even more. By 2018 the commercial sale of cannabis for adult use will begin in California as well,