NOV 22, 2017 6:00 AM PST

Common Misconceptions of Medical Cannabis

WRITTEN BY: Loren DeVito

Since marijuana has been listed as a Schedule I drug since the 1970s, many still hold reservations about its use for medical conditions. In fact, you may have some commonly held misconceptions about the plant and what it can do. Some of these may have stemmed from information or misinformation on recreational cannabis and some may have come from personal anecdotes or other stories you have heard.

Here, we clear up some of this confusion by discussing some of the most common misconceptions of medical cannabis: