It is a part of the cannabis plant with do drug effect. Like hemp cream used topically. Why not lobby your legislator to make it available for medicinal use? It is natural, has no side effects and if a fantastic anti nausea, inflammation and great for sleep. When it works for you. Like all substances it works better for some than others. It is also gaining significant recognition for seizures, cancer and treating pets. Read up on it. I can honestly say it is the only substance that I have used consistently with success.