• Weed!

    Asked by Modern on Tuesday, December 11, 2012

    Weed!

    So I've herd that smoking pot can help with nausea and dieareah can anyone attest to this

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    • Harry's Avatar
      Harry

      So, I've heard. But there are other ways to deal with those symptoms and smoking pot carries considerable negative factors. It's probably illegal in New York. It is illegal in the US. Even if (barely) legal there may be age restrictions--no minors. And, besides, I can't think that putting finely divided carbon into your lungs is a good idea even if there were no other substances in the smoke. I'm not a screaming anti-pot fanatic--I became an adult during the '60s after all--I just don't think that pot is the best way for you to get the relief you need for many reasons.

      almost 5 years ago
    • SueRae1's Avatar
      SueRae1

      Not personally - but I've hard many good things about it from people who use it and others.

      almost 5 years ago
    • Nancebeth's Avatar
      Nancebeth

      yes, it can. (not that I would know from firsthand experience, hahaha).

      almost 5 years ago
    • ticklingcancer's Avatar
      ticklingcancer

      I asked my Oncologist about this very thing. He said it works great and even said he didn't have a problem with me using but its illegal in Texas so I stuck to phenergan and zofran...

      almost 5 years ago
    • FreeBird's Avatar
      FreeBird

      Here is information from the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health. http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/cam/cannabis/patient/page1/AllPages

      If someone is going to use that, there are better ways to do it than smoking it, because that comes with it's own potential problems. It's nice to have a set of lungs that work right.

      almost 5 years ago
    • Harry's Avatar
      Harry

      Freebird, that's a good site with good information. The bottom line seems to be that the legal risks are substantial (medical marijuana may be "legal" in Michigan but the authorities are doing every thing they can to keep it criminal), the medical benefits are interesting but based on limited clinical data, and the smoking route of injestion appears to be as bad as tobacco (a comparison of occassional pot smokers to general tobacco smokers is not a valid comparison). If there are other ways to get the benefits, then the cost/benefit ratio appears to be against pot use at this time.

      almost 5 years ago
    • Nomadicme's Avatar
      Nomadicme

      I sure wanted to try some during my nausea. Not a chance in GA. I would have been more than willing, given that one of he drugs I was taking for nausea caused nerve damage! I could have tried ..asking around.. But I was so tired and worn out from treatment I didn't have the energy to find a dealer lol. I say, if you have the energy and/or resources to go to California or Colorado or any of the following 16 states: http://medicalmarijuana.procon.org/view.resource.php?resourceID=000881
      I would recommend you try. If it works you'd have saved yourself from some nasty drugs (not to mention expense).

      almost 5 years ago
    • Nomadicme's Avatar
      Nomadicme

      DC and Delaware not too far away...hint hint

      almost 5 years ago
    • Nomadicme's Avatar
      Nomadicme

      New Jersey too! And Michigan! You must be close to one of those states?

      almost 5 years ago
    • Harry's Avatar
      Harry

      Michigan, not so good. The local law enforcement people are trying as hard as they can to criminalize it. So, you can use it--if you are a registered patient and that means the feds can find you and it's still illegal under federal law. But you can't buy it because that is still drug dealing. You can try to grow it on your own property for your own consumption--if the locals haven't tried to zone the entire city/town/whatever into a no marijuana growing zone. Grow too much and they can decide you are growing it commercially. Go together with a friend and that's illegal, too.

      It's legal but really it isn't.

      almost 5 years ago
    • GregP_WN's Avatar
      GregP_WN

      Duuuuddde, what kind is that........Doberman!

      Sorry, can't help but think of Cheech and Chong everytime this topic comes up.

      almost 5 years ago
    • Nomadicme's Avatar
      Nomadicme

      I know of a friend that registered in California and zero issues. She said it was relatively easy to get the stuff. She did describe smoking it at the place, so,not sure if you'd get some to take home?

      almost 5 years ago
    • Queen_Tatiana's Avatar
      Queen_Tatiana

      I don't have cancer, but I do have a disease that causes a lot of nausea, and I can say it works wonders. Weed is the best medicene. It's been available in WA through perscription, but now as of Dec 6th, it is legal. It's about time.

      almost 5 years ago

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