Many medical conditions respond positively to cannabis. Its main ingredients are tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD). THC gets you stoned; CBD doesn’t. Here’s a list of afflictions that benefit from either of these or both:

Instead of getting a doctor to dole out pills, you could take cannabis for many medical conditions. Photo: Aequtas

Instead of getting a doctor to dole out pills, you could take cannabis for many medical conditions. Photo: Aequtas

THC

ageing
Alzheimer’s disease
anorexia nervosa
cancer
constipation
depression
diabetes
HIV
kidney failure
morning sickness
motor neurone disease
strokes
stuttering
Tourette’s syndrome

CBD

acne
autism
obsessive-compulsive disorder
pre-menstrual syndrome
psoriasis
psychosis
epilepsy

Both

arthritis
autism
brain cancer
Crohn’s disease
migraines
multiple sclerosis
pain

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