The studies of the effect cannabis has in controlling the symptoms of a number of different conditions has shown promising results. Research into how cannabis acts in the body lead to the discovery of the endocannabinoid system, a fundamental device for the regulation of brain functions, and to a better understanding of the therapeutic potential of THC and CBD, the most abundant cannabinoids in the plant.


Thousands of patients in Brazil are nowadays using cannabis-based extracts legally in order to soothe the symptoms of various conditions and to improve their quality of life significantly. It is a right granted by Brazilian law and recognized by the competent authorities.


Medicinal cannabis is a new therapeutic tool that is available for prescription by many specialists in different fields, mainly those that work with difficult-to-control epilepsy. In Brazil, prescription is authorized and regulated by the Federal Medical Board and the National Sanitary Surveillance Agency.