Marijuana is illegal for the majority of the population to smoke, but some people with terminal illnesses and/or extreme pain can legally smoke marijuana for medical purposes. These people have multiple options about how they can use marijuana; one method is to utilize a marijuana vaporizer.
The traditional method of using marijuana is to smoke it similarly to the way one smokes a cigarette or cigar. This is unhealthy as the smoker ingests carcinogens and exhales harmful second-hand smoke. Since smoking is accomplished by setting the marijuana on fire, most of the soothing THC is simply burned up, accomplishing relatively little. Using a marijuana vaporizer can better help ease the pain of those who are trying to reduce their aches by using marijuana.
One of the benefits of using a marijuana vaporizer is that the marijuana is vaporized rather than burned. This not only prevents the release of harmful carcinogens but also makes for a more potent THC count. Another benefit is that using a marijuana vaporizer is scentless, meaning that medical marijuana users will not smell as if they have been smoking marijuana. While these people are not breaking any laws by using marijuana for medical purposes, avoiding questions and the stigma that is often attached to doing such a thing will be desirable to many patients.