Cannabis is one of the oldest and most versatile medicines in the world. For centuries, different forms of the plant have been used to treat many different conditions and symptoms. Cannabis has been used to relieve a myriad of symptoms and conditions including pain and anxiety, reduce inflammation, encourage sleep, and prevent seizures.
Whether you are just beginning to explore the medicinal powers of cannabis or have been self medicating for years, we hope that you will find value in the information below.
Please note, while research has shown cannabis to be effective in providing wonderful benefits for people suffering from a wide range of conditions and symptoms, always seek the advice of your physician before starting any new treatment utilizing medical cannabis and, of course, the content contained herein should not be seen as medical advice or a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
Below is a list of medical conditions that cannabis has been shown to positively treat. If you are looking for the list of medical conditions covered by the Illinois Medical Cannabis Program Please go here.