One of the questions Cannabis Nurses' hear frequently is whether Medical marijuana can cause side effects
The short answer is...yes. All drugs taken into or put onto the body will have side effects. It mainly depends on how severe they are and whether they are threatening.
Marijuana does not cause life-threatening side effects, generally speaking.
What are the side effects of using marijuana?
Your heart rate may increase
your rate of breathing and blood pressure may increase.
You may experience dry mouth
You may feel dizzy
Amy McDonald is a graduate of the University of Missouri Sinclair School Nursing. She also earned a BA in Media Communications from Truman State University, Kirksville and a MS in Social Gerontology from University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg.