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Running Head: PROS AND CONS FOR THE BENEFIT OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA1Pros and Cons for the Benefit of Medical MarijuanaStudent’s NameInstitutional AffiliationCourse TitleInstructor’s NameAssignment Due Date
PROS AND CONS FOR THE BENEFIT OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA 2Pros and Cons for the Benefit of Medical MarijuanaPatel, R. S., Kamil, S., Shah, M. R., Bhimanadham, N. N., & Imran, S. (2019). Pros and Cons of Marijuana in Treatment of Parkinson's Disease. Cureus, 11(6).In this 2019 journal, Patel et al. examine the pros and cons of medical marijuana, focusing on treating Parkinson's disease. The examination is done on the various ways of handling this disease and comparing them with the effectiveness of marijuana. The American-based findings summarize that the disease affects 1% of the 60 years and above p[olpulation and 2-3% in the world. The pros of beneficial medical marijuana are the calming effect and resetting of eyes' activity by eliminating dyskinesia symptoms. Besides, marijuana reduces depression for patients. However, researchers found that the medical benefit of marijuana is related to excessivecaloric intake and permanent cognitive deterioration. Bot benefuts and cons are shortterm or longterm.Suryadevara, U., M Bruijnzeel, D., Nuthi, M., A Jagnarine, D., Tandon, R., & W Bruijnzeel, A. (2017). Pros and cons of medical cannabis use by people with chronic brain disorders. Current Neuropharmacology, 15(6), 800-814.Cannabis use reduces pain and spasticity in people with MS, tremors, rigidity. Also, people with PD increase the quality of life of ALS patients by increasing appetite and reducing pain and spasticity. Cannabis use, in addition to the benefits, exacerbates bipolar symptoms. Cannabis products can help late-stage Alzheimer's patients eat more. Although marijuana use by schizophrenia and Alzheimer patients gives a better food appetite and sleep quality, the same drug intake causes an increase in mental distress and negative symptoms that may raise more
PROS AND CONS FOR THE BENEFIT OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA 3neurological effects. The article concludes that the use of marijuana is best in some settings, but the uncertainty and balance of adverse effects make the use undesirable.Wang, G. S., Le Lait, M. C., Deakyne, S. J., Bronstein, A. C., Bajaj, L., & Roosevelt, G. (2016). Unintentional pediatric exposures to marijuana in Colorado, 2009-2015. JAMA pediatrics, 170(9), e160971-e160971.Wang et al. engaged in a community study through questionnaires and interviews. The results show that in Colorado, medical marijuana use has been on the rise; the advantages and disadvantages are inevitable to teenage and old age patients. The RPC's and children's hospitals are adjusted to the population. The medical use is not as practical to the two groups of patients asit is o patients between 20-59 years. Marihuana has the effects of addiction. The patients who happen to use marijuana are addicted and may turn into unprescribed users. The advantage is the increased solution for medical-related disorders.

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