Most states that with legalized medical marijuana allow patients with cancer to purchase cannabis. Studies have shown that using cannabis can help deal with nausea and other side effects of chemotherapy. But now marijuana may become an even more popular treatment option thanks to the U.S. National Cancer Institute.
The NCI recently updated their website and included several medical applications and studies for cancer patients using marijuana. The NCI is the primary agency where cancer research and training is done in the United States and are part of the Department of Health and Human Services.