Along with its use in pop culture, cannabis has a rich history in the field of medicine. With the recent legalization of marijuana in Canada, a positive conversation surrounding the drug is on the rise in America, and especially its healing properties.
Many cite marijuana’s healing properties related to alleviating the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy, and a whole range of other pains.
Although the following celebrities swear by the benefits they experience from medical marijuana, INSIDER can’t verify the science behind the following 10 claims. Additionally, the limited research done on marijuana means we still have big questions about its medicinal properties. If you suffer from any ailments, always discuss potential treatments with your doctor.
It’s also unclear whether the following celebrities have medical cannabis cards, with some even speaking out about using marijuana medicinally before it was legalized.
Here is a list of famous people who talked about using marijuana for medical purposes.