Marijuana is synonymous with illegal drug for most people, but it has been well established that it has beneficial properties for those who are in pain due to chronic disease as well as terminal illness. As such, the government has allowed for criteria to be created that would allow some people to legally obtain medical marijuana to help ease their pain and discomfort. This is a carefully monitored government program, but it has brought relief to many who have been suffering.
The benefit of going about this legally is that even if you were stopped and found to have marijuana on you, you won’t be charged with drug possession. People who were suffering were known to seek out relief from marijuana, but they had to do so legally. Now, people can get the relief that they need without breaking the law. While you have to meet specific criteria to receive permissions to have the medical grade marijuana, it is a program that has the potential to help millions of people who are suffering.