The use of Marijuana for medical purposes has led to many nation-wide debates, ultimately resulting in a far reaching ban across various nations. However, the use of Marijuana for medical benefits is not a recent event. In the ancient times, cannabis were used by the Chinese and the Greeks to treat various diseases. But later, the harmful effects of Marijuana came into light. The negative repercussions associated with the use of cannabis soon overshadowed the belief that it was effective against many symptoms arising out of serious and fatal illnesses.