The Pros and Cons of Medical Marijuana

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Is marijuana medicine? On “Mental Breakthrough”, host Patricia Wu and guest psychotherapist John Puls discuss the complex topic of medical cannabis.

Medical Cannabis Laws & Accessibility

Medical cannabis laws are different in every state. In some places, it is only legal for medical use, while others allow recreational use, too.

Benefits and Risks: A Balanced View

Medical cannabis can provide benefits for conditions like seizures, pain, and low appetite. However, there are significant mental health risks. Teenagers and young adults are especially vulnerable to anxiety, psychosis, and developing a cannabis use disorder (addiction).

The Addiction Debate

Despite common misconceptions, cannabis can be addictive, both psychologically and physically. John Puls emphasizes that a cannabis addiction is a diagnosable mental health condition.

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