12/21/2010 08:15 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Medical Marijuana: A State-By-State Guide (PHOTOS)

Smoking pot for your health? Research shows that marijuana may relieve symptoms of certain chronic illnesses. It has been proven to treat nausea, vomiting and lack of appetite, and it may also ease pain. Marijuana is illegal in the U.S., but certain states allow it to be used as medical treatment. Here's a state-by-state guide to medical marijuana use.

Medical Marijuana By State