Now that several States have successfully legalized weed both for recreational purposes and medical reasons, others states are wondering if they can do the same. In this debate, many are forgetting a crucial argument in favor of marijuana legalization: the health benefits.
As marijuana is a Schedule I controlled substance, it must be tested under the strictest of circumstances. But the (too few) marijuana studies that have been commissioned show great potential for the advancement of medicine, leading notable experts such as CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta to change their mind regarding legalization.
If you are still on the fence about marijuana legalization, here are 10 surprising health benefits to consider.