Medical cannabis, also known as medical marijuana, is a term for derivatives of the Cannabis sativa plant that are used to relieve serious and chronic symptoms.
Cannabis sativa contains many active compounds. The two used in for medicinal properties are the THC (delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol). THC is the primary ingredient in marijuana that makes people feel "high."
As more research is being done, cannabis is proving itself to be a valuable medicine in healing many conditions.
Medical Cannabis Organizations
"The American Council of Cannabis Medicine represents all segments of America’s medical-cannabis industry. Our members produce, process, and distribute most of the nation’s medical cannabis. The industry supports over one million U.S. jobs and is backed by a growing grassroots movement of millions of Americans. ACCM was formed five years ago first as a Capitol Hill working group, and now as a full advocacy, communications, and standards-setting industry council, we are the voice of American Medical Cannabis." Read more...
Because we know the stakeholders of the ACCM we wanted to highlight their efforts to unite all people in this industry as a foundation for both our health and our freedom!