Marijuana, also known as Cannabis, is a plant of three species, Cannabis sativa, Cannabis indica and Cannabis ruderalis. The compound most psychactive compound in cannabis is tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and other compounds including cannabidinol (CBD),cannabinol(CBN) known to alleviate symptoms and pain from a wide range of medical conditions.
1. Cannabidol (CBD) – CBD is the second most predominant cannabinoid in marijuana. It has little or no psychoactive properties, known for therapeutic properties.
2. Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinols or (THC) – THC is the most psychoactive cannabinoid found in marijuana.
Researchers and patients have begun to focus on the beneficial effects of using CBD and THC together, as well as using alone. CBD’s have been found to reduce both panic and anxiety in patients. It is also a sedative, a neuroproductive agent and ananti-inflammatory.
MMPR stands for Marijuana for Medical Purposes Regulations. Effective as of April 1, 2014. This program allows eligible patients with medical condition, order medicinal cannabis online or by phone from a Canadian licensed producer.
The medicinal cannabis is delivered directly to the patients home by mail or courier.To access this program.