One of the biggest contributions cannabis has made in modern times is helping patients with odd diseases and pain. Most states allow some form of medical marijuana sale to patients under the supervision of a doctor. CBD and other strains are being sold to people both by prescription and over the counter for various ailments and as an alternative to pain management.

In this Ted Talk, Dr. Gordon separates fact from fiction and myth from madness about the potentials of Cannabis. Many marijuana activists often skew the real facts about the medical potential of cannabis. Cannabis can often be presented as a kind of cure-all for various medical problems. No plant is a miracle drug and Cannabis isn’t a miracle drug. It is very helpful for certain things and getting clear on what it can and can’t treat is important as society finally opens up to Cannabis in everyday life.