Yes, cannabis has medicinal properties and is used to treat conditions like chronic pain, epilepsy, and nausea from chemotherapy. However, its medical use should be guided by a healthcare professional.

Fatal overdose from cannabis is extremely rare. However, excessive consumption can lead to uncomfortable symptoms like anxiety, paranoia, and dizziness.

While not as addictive as some substances, cannabis can lead to dependence, especially with heavy and frequent use. Withdrawal symptoms can include irritability, sleep issues, and cravings.

Cannabis can be smoked, vaped, ingested (as in edibles), or applied topically. The method of consumption affects the onset and duration of effects.

The legality of cannabis varies by country and state. In some places, it’s legal for medicinal and recreational use, while in others, it’s restricted or prohibited.

As of October 30, 2023, the following states in the U.S. have completely prohibited cannabis for both medical and recreational purposes:

  1. Idaho: Cannabis is fully illegal, with no allowances for medical or recreational use​​.
  2. Kansas: This state also has a full prohibition on cannabis, without exceptions for medical or recreational use​​.
  3. South Carolina: Similar to Idaho and Kansas, South Carolina maintains a complete ban on cannabis for any use​​.
  4. Wyoming: In Wyoming, cannabis remains fully illegal, with no legal provision for medical or recreational use

See a fully list of legal usage by state here

Cannabis can cause relaxation, altered perception, euphoria, and increased appetite. Its effects vary depending on the strain, THC/CBD ratio, and consumption method.

Cannabis, also known as marijuana, is a plant used for its psychoactive and therapeutic properties. It contains compounds like THC and CBD that affect the brain and body.

THC is the main psychoactive compound in cannabis causing the ‘high.’ CBD is non-psychoactive and known for its potential therapeutic benefits, like reducing pain and anxiety.