One of the biggest changes in drug policy across the United States in recent years has been the legalization of marijuana for medical purposes. The proof of its efficacy is undeniable- there are constant stories about children whose seizures have almost completely disappeared with its use to Parkinson’s patients who can lead almost normal lives again. Because of the long history of Prohibition, we are just starting to learn about this plant’s many different and diverse uses, including the existence of different strains that can be used to treat different ailments.
There are two main types of marijuana- Indica and Sativa. Indica comes from Asia and the Middle East, while Sativa comes from South and Central America. From these two main strains come numerous sub-strains, each of which can treat different ailments, from insomnia to migraines. Learn more about different strains of marijuana and their primary effects from this infographic!