Marijuana is becoming more accepted in this country as time goes on. As of April 20201, there are approximately 11 states plus the District of Columbia that have legalized recreational marijuana and 12 states that have not. The remainder of the states have legalized marijuana solely for medical reasons, although some have legalized both recreational… Continue reading The Benefits of a Medical Marijuana Card By Danny Park, MD
Cannabis has such underreported benefits due to the stigma that unfortunately it was given back during the anti-drug campaign of the 1980’s. Due to the politicizing nature, health professionals were discouraged against studying the benefits and indications for certain medications, such as Cannabis.
Recreational marijuana was legalized on January 1, 2020, making Illinois the 11th state in the country to do so. Purchasers of marijuana must be 21 years old and can buy marijuana with or without a medical card.