The common denominators of disease and injury are pain & inflammation. Medical cannabis, also called Medical marijuana, is the whole plant marijuana that is used for medical purposes with a high degree of safety. Regardless where one is in their health journey, responsible use of cannabis may help people live and die with improved quality of life. This can be attributed to cannabinoids which are substances in medical cannabis that act on cells in the body, including the brain. The two main cannabinoids used in medicine are tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol (CBD).