Medical marijuana refers to the dried flowers of the Cannabis plant, used to treat or relieve a specific symptom or condition. The Cannabis plant contains over 80 different cannabinoids along with terpenes and flavonoids.
The following overview of terminology can be helpful for patients that are inexperienced or new to medical cannabis.
When it comes to developing a dosing schedule, marijuana has many variables that do not fit in immediately with the typical pharmaceutical drug model.
There are several routes of delivery available for patients to safely and effectively consume their medical cannabis. The amount of cannabinoids such as THC received by the patient depends on the route of administration taken.