I'm just curious what percent of people on NS think that Marijuana is a medicine.
I have been doing a lot of reading up on what people are finding it is good for. I'm finding a lot of stories where it has cured problems that even modern medicine hasn't figured out yet. Now the US Government has actually admitted that cannabis can kill cancer cells. ("Cannabis has been shown to kill cancer cells in the laboratory(see Question 6)." -Link.)
Some people have also found it to cure some kids with Autism spectrum disorder.
"More recently, Kalel Santiago, a child with autism so severe he wasn't able to speak, started speaking his first words after simply spraying hemp oil in his mouth twice daily according to Dr. Giovanni Martinez, a clinical psychologist in Puerto Rico. Dr. Martinez said, "He started using the product three weeks ago. He was a full non-verbal patient. He only made sounds. The only change in his treatments was the use of CBD." The parents pursued the treatment on their own. Dr. Martinez has also been doing his own research on CBD and shared it with the parents. "I'm very impressed with the language he has acquired," said Dr. Martinez. Dr. Martinez noted that when Kalel couldn't communicate, his behavior became bad as he acted out due to his frustrations, but by opening up his communication abilities his conduct has improved. "He laughs every time he hears his voice," said Dr, Martinez." -Forbes Link
There is plenty more things people are saying it's good for. List of Cures Link (I think this list might have even left a few things out.)
Anyone have any personal stories where they or someone they know have been cured or at least maybe had help from the Cannabis plant?