RadioMD: The Dr. Decker Weiss Show
RadioMD: The Dr. Decker Weiss Show

How Healthy or Unhealthy is Marijuana?

October 28, 20139 min
According to the Mental Health Services Administration, nearly 11.5 million women admit to using cannabis for a myriad of reasons.Is marijuana the “healthier” alternative to alcohol? While weed does have certain health dangers, you avoid the negative side effects associated with alcohol consumption: hangovers, aggression, and liver damage. Scientific evidence supporting the safety and efficacy for treating common ailments is growing. More and more women are puffing as therapeutic treatment for chronic pain, stress, anxiety, and recreational use. According to the Mental Health Services Administration, nearly 11.5 million women admitted to using cannabis for a myriad of reasons. So, just how “healthy” is pot? For the past 15 years, Dr. Paul Hornby has focused primarily on cannabis medicine. He shares his documented studies on the apparent value and safety of the plant. Plus the common conditions that marijuana may be able to help with.

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