Medical Marijuana has numerous benefits and can help patients with many ailments. Below are some examples... HIV/AIDS - The effectiveness of cannabis for treating symptoms related to HIV/AIDS is widely recognized. Its value as an anti-emetic and analgesic has been proven in numerous studies and has been recognized by several comprehensive, government-sponsored reviews, including those conducted by the Institute of Medicine (IOM), the U.K. House of Lords Science and Technology Committee, the Australian National Task Force on Cannabis, and others. CANCER - Cannabis has been found to help cancer patients with pain and nausea, and recent research indicates it has tumor-reducing and anti-carcinogenic properties properties as well. It has proven highly effective at controlling the nausea associated with chemotherapy, and its appetite-stimulation properties help combat wasting. Cannabis can also help control the pain associated with some cancers, as well as that resulting from radiation and chemotherapy treatment. Other ailments marijuana is used to treat include, but is not limited to; Multiple Sclerosis, treating migraines, glaucoma, preventing seizures and Alzheimer's, helps those with ADD and ADHD, and even helps calm those with tourettes and OCD. People are out there suffering and we have a cure. Who are we to stop them from feeling pain? Moreso, this is an all natural alternative option to prescription drugs which have numerous undesirable side-effects and are extremely expensive. Join us in the fight to make Pennsylvania the 16th state to legalize medical marijuana. Support House Bill 1393.
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