nj marijuanaMarijuana, also called cannabis, is now one of the most common drugs of abuse. However, it was initially used as a therapeutic drug. It is used in the treatment of many diseases. As many reports of such illnesses have been emerging in New Jersey, the NJ dispensaries are expanding massively. This renders the state susceptible to many drug abusers taking advantage of the situation.
THERAPEUTIC USES
Cannabis is used for the treatment of many diseases such as epilepsy, Alzheimer’s, PTSD, glaucoma, muscular spasms and Crohn’s disease. It can also be used for the management of chronic pain and inflammation. Lately, patients of generalized anxiety disorder have also been benefitted with. To keep up with the balance of such a situation where CBD edibles are consumed by so many patients, the increase in manufacturing and supply through dispensaries is necessary.
SELF MEDICATION
Since it provides a soothing effect; marijuana is being widely used as self-medication that can lead to horrendous abuse with long term use. Available as CBD edibles and oil it can easily be accessed at NJ dispensaries. Teens that are most likely to be affected by such conditions opt for marijuana abuse. This is rather horrid since getting marijuana and other drugs is quite easy and common among school-going teenagers. Young age addictions have far worst consequences.
MEDICAL MARIJUANA PROGRAM
As implemented in other states, the Medical Marijuana Program offers a safe way of providing marijuana access to patients suffering from such illnesses. Keeping the well being of patients in consideration, the cultivators, manufacturers and dispensaries are responsible to help meet the enormous demand.
As the initial approach, more and more of these dispensaries are being set up.
Also, last year a demand was made to expand the marijuana program that asks the lawmakers to set up more dispensaries as well as to increase cannabis cultivation and licensing business to keep up with continuous supply.
nj marijuanaTHE DRAWBACK
The massive expansion of the NJ dispensaries to meet up with the emerging demand for cannabis has a tremendous drawback. Many abusers sprang up to exploit the facile availability of marijuana which, because of this program, is now within easy reach.
The government of New Jersey legalized medical marijuana about 10 years ago. Since then the cases of abuse have become more common.
Drug misuse is more common in men than in women. However, emerging abuse in teens is alarming. With long term use, the extreme adverse effect of marijuana takes over. These include memory loss, personality changes and physical and psychological drug dependence.
CONCLUSION
The state is coming up with alternatives to avoid the misuse of the current situation and meet up with the exhausting therapeutic demand. Nonetheless, the legalized businesses, widespread suppliers and dense dispensaries have made the illegal use of marijuana more common. Now that new laws are being established and bills are being approved, the dispensaries are becoming more functional and efficient enough to satisfy more consumers. However, measures are to be taken to hast the entertainment of misuse.