Political Platform or Medical Miracle?.
It is a crime against fellow man to deny needy people suffering from many different, unrelated diseases and side effects from a powerful, readily available medicine due to old political policies. A cheap and widespread medicine is available right now in an increasing number of places to combat muscle spasticity, nausea and vomiting, analgesic pain, sleeping difficulty, and depressed appetites. (WorkShop) This banned medicine also has many other valuable resources to offer the country. It can ".provide all the basic necessities of life: food, shelter, clothing and medicine." (HIA). What is this amazing medicine and commercial element capable of all these things? Cannabis is. This one of a kind plant is the only kind to produce cannabinoids, the chemicals responsible for its unique properties. Currently some form of cannabinoids, also known scientifically as TetraHydroCannabinol (THC), are available by prescription today. Dronabinol, also known as Marinol, has been available since approval in 1985 by prescription nausea reducer for chemo therapy patients and their reactions to the many required drugs as well as an appetite suppressant for AIDS patients, but it's a synthetic version and doesn"t contain many other beneficial chemicals found in the plant. There has been and continues to be a great deal of research in cannabis's medical potential. So much so that legislation in the United Kingdom could be passed by 2003 legalizing medical Marijuana. "If cannabis-based drugs are given the all-clear in the UK, analysts expect that the rest of Europe and Canada will be next to grant approval, within about six to nine months." (New Scientist). Marijuana should be legalized in the United States for medical purposes. .
Greg Scott has aids and to prolong his life he began taking protease inhibitors. His weight dropped dramatically due to this drugs side effects like nausea, loss of appetite, and pain.