While free people, various patients and democratic movements demand the legalization of cannabis in their county, big pharmaceutical corporation stand against. And for a good reason!
The USA state which legalized medical cannabis are already experiencing the desired effects. Many patients have switched to medical cannabis instead of straight pharmacy prescription. Statistics shows that usage of prescript ed conventional medicine decreased for 11%. The people become aware of the benefits of medical marijuana and started using it more often.
These are the most common conditions treated with medical marijuana:
- chronic pain,
- nerve disorders,
- post-traumatic stress disorder,
- anxiety, sleeping problems
- an much more. ..
Big Pharma is an incredibly powerful industry.
They would not afford 18 billion dollars losses, so it keeps the fight against localisation. We all know that pharma industry is one of the biggest and most influential industry on the economy, thus the law. Therefore, they lobbied against medical marijuana legalization as they stand to lose a substantial amount of money.
Giadha Aguirre De Carcer, founder and CEO of New Frontier Data states: Medical cannabis would be a drop in the bucket when it comes to impacting the total pharmaceutical industry.
Is it really, is it?