Why Is Cannabis Better for You Than Opioids?

Medical cannabis is remarkably better for you than opioids. This doesn’t just come down to the specific effects on your body, but also to your long term health and your brain.

There is also the issue of the endemic opioid crisis in the USA at the moment. There are so many illicit and sometimes dangerous opioid-based drugs out there on the streets that people are dying every day from it.

In 2018, over 42 thousand people died from opioid-related overdoses, and almost half of them involved synthetic opioids like fentanyl. Being able to save countless lives through prescribing cannabis to patients is the greatest reward that any doctor can have.  

But before we can do that, we need to make sure that cannabis is definitely a better alternative. So, in what way is cannabis generally better for you than opioids?

There are some m ore rules to the Marijuana Growing Law
Qualifying patients are not allowed to grow medical marijuana for other patients and non-patients, unless you are a licensed caregiver to that patient.
Rule Four: Other Laws May Apply

Though the state allows for home cultivation, patients are still subject to whatever laws, rules or regulations they have with their property or place of cultivation, as well as federal rules, laws and regulations.
Rule Five: Labeling

All home cultivated medical cannabis must be labeled with the Missouri medical marijuana patient’s name. This label must be written clearly and easy to read!
Rule Six: ID Card Placement

Patients will receive a qualifying patient cultivation identification card with cultivation authorization. This card must be CLEARLY displayed at the cultivation area, in close proximity to your medical cannabis plants. This authorization shall list the name of the patient or primary caregiver, as well as the address of the facility where medical cannabis is being cultivated

 

The time has come and soon you will be able to grow cannabis at home!
Missouri Home Cultivation Application

You can apply for your home cultivation at the time of your Missouri medical marijuana application. Please note: there is an additional $100 fee for this special ID. Make sure to mention these three things when you apply:

1. A detailed description of the cultivation area, like “unused, locked closest in patient’s bedroom.”

2. You must mention that the location is locked and secure

3. This area must only be accessible to either the patient or the patient caregiver.