Medical marijuana: ways cannabis might be good for you – ABC …


November 01, 2016 06:09:42


Trials to test marijuana’s effects on health are ramping up across the country. (iStockphoto)

It’s been a long time coming but we’re finally investigating (scientifically) the medicinal properties of a drug that’s been used for millennia — marijuana.

Cannabis is probably best known as a recreational drug but there’s actually only one known molecule in weed that makes you high.

It’s the heady qualities of THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, that gets you stoned and has made marijuana famous.

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