Pot Quiz: Can Medical Marijuana Treat Color Blindness, Whiplash, Asthma?

Test your legal knowledge with our 10-illness quiz.

Celine Nadeau

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Getting permission to smoke medical marijuana in California is amazingly easy. Of course, you must first suffer from a medical condition that may be alleviated by consuming cannabis. Like terminal cancer. Or writer’s cramp. Or stuttering. Those are a few of the 198 maladies of varying severity that can respond positively to a dose of medical pot, according to the California-based Marijuana Medicine Evaluation Centers. Take our quiz to see if pot can (supposedly) treat what ails you.

Advisory: This quiz should not be confused with legitimate medical advice. See your doctor to see if pot is really right for you.

Pot Quiz

Can medical marijuana treat my asthma?

 

 

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Can medical marijuana treat my whiplash?

 

 

2 of 10

Can medical marijuana treat my genital herpes?

 

 

3 of 10

Can medical marijuana treat my morbid obesity?

 

 

4 of 10

Can medical marijuana treat my bulimia?

 

 

5 of 10

Can medical marijuana treat my insomnia?

 

 

6 of 10

Can medical marijuana treat my chronic fatigue?

 

 

7 of 10

Can medical marijuana treat my color blindness?

 

 

8 of 10

Can medical marijuana treat my alcoholism?

 

 

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Can medical marijuana treat my bruxism (teeth grinding)?

 

 

10 of 10

 

 

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