Growing evidence suggests that medical marijuana laws have harm reduction effects across a variety of outcomes related to risky health behaviors. This study investigates the impact of medical marijuana laws on self-reported health using data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System from 1993 to 2013. Subsample analyses reveal strong improvements in health among non-white individuals, those reporting chronic pain, and those with a high school degree, driven predominately by whether or not the state had active and legally protected dispensaries.
CBD or cannabidiol, a chemical compound of cannabis, is creating a wave of herbal revolution in the medical world. It has a promising ability to cure a wide array of diseases, both physical and psychological. The happy news is, some of the U.S states have legalized both recreational and medical cannabis, allowing the possibility for citizens to make the most out of the herb.