Medical cannabis, otherwise known as marijuana, has been legalized in the state of California since 1995 when the California Compassionate Care Act was voted into law. In fact, the progressive medical marijuana program in this state has been a springboard for 14 other states to decriminalize marijuana uses for medical reasons. As cannabis use becomes more accepted as a treatment for certain medical issues, chronically ill people are finding it to be a useful tool in the treatment of their ...