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?

 

As you can see, the list of potentially treatable conditions ranges from minor to severe. Some pet owners claim that the CBD oil they give to the cats works well for situations where inflammation is the primary cause. It is a claim that makes sense because cannabidiol apparently has analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties.
Your Cat Has an Endocannabinoid System! (So Does Your Dog)

Did you know that all mammals have an ECS? Up until relatively recently, we didn’t even know that humans had it. As is the case with us, the ECS helps maintain the natural balance in your pet’s body. To understand how the cannabinoids in hemp and weed work on the ECS, you must first learn more about neurotransmitters and receptors.

 

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.