How to Get a Medical Cannabis Prescription

25/11/2011 16:10

Medical marijuana, also named medical cannabis in other words, the use of cannabis for therapeutic or treatment or herbal medicine. Cannabis or marijuana in layman's terms has a long history of medicinal use and is also one of the drugs most commonly consumed illicit. Marijuana is classified as a Schedule I substance under federal law and therefore his possession is strictly prohibited. As a typical drug delivered to the market, cannabis has positive and negative effects. Cannabis effects that damage the human body in cases of abuse and considered that psychosocial events are often fatal. Despite this, research has shown countless number of positive effects such as analgesia, management of glaucoma and gastrointestinal diseases. The medical cannabis has also shown promising results in different studies for the management of HIV / AIDS, cancer, Alzheimer's and other diseases.

The miraculous effects of cannabis are reason enough to legalize its use in Colorado. It is not easy to get a prescription for medical marijuana in California. However, here are some tips that will surely help you to get your medical marijuana prescription:

-> Visit your marijuana doctor. Although it is illegal for a marijuana doctor to prescribe medical marijuana, he or she can write a recommendation that the drug is considered beneficial for the treatment of the patient. Note that 420 doc (marijuana doctor) often recommend medical marijuana for chronic diseases or in the activities of the patient's life will be damaged if not treated immediately.

-> Next is to get a written certificate from the marijuana doctor who has personally made the recipe and the reasons for doing so. His/Her signature must be affixed.

-> Finally, the Apply for medical marijuana card in your registry offices. The prescription of medical marijuana in California and written documentation of the necessary documents for the application. Once taken, contact medical marijuana program (MMP), to know the application process.