Marijuana legalization is a controversial issue in the West but in the Distinct of Columbia, medical cannabis is legal in 20 states. However, despite the more lax marijuana regulation, the country is embroiled in issues of children using marijuana to treat a myriad of ailments. Some experts believe that marijuana can treat a host of ailments ranging from severe autism to epilepsy and even alleviate complications from cancer treatments.
Children of Cannabis – Getting Stoned & Fighting Sickness gives a grim look at severely ill children in the west fighting to make medical marijuana legal in their state. But some experts are skeptical over the supposed health benefits of the herb though extensive studies have shown that medical marijuana may have the ability to shrink tumors.