MEDICAL MARIJUANA

Marijuana: Harmful or Helpful?



There are many misconceptions about medical marijuana. Many people do not know how it can be beneficial and whether it can be used as treatment. This video will be explaining what medical marijuana is, the difference between the two most commonly
studied cannabinoids; THC and CBD, our body’s ability to create cannabinoids, information about the risks and side effects, as well as research findings on whether medical marijuana could help treat patients.

Created by Health Science 4DM3 students: Vyshnavi Mahendran, Jaspreet Nannar, Tiger Liu, Manu Sharma & Patrick Kim

Copyright McMaster University 2015

Note: That this video is intended to educate viewers about medical marijuana not promote it.

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National Institute on Drug Abuse. Is Marijuana Medicine? Retrieved from http://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/marijuana-medicine on December 1, 2015

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Music
Gan, D. (January 7, 2011). Overboard-Justin Bieber (Piano Instrumental). Retrieved from http://debsmusiclife.bandcamp.com/track/overboard-justin-bieber-piano-instrumental. No copyright intended.

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