Marijuana, derived from the cannabis plant, has long been used in human medicine, but its effects on companion animals have only been noted since the mid-to-late 1900s.

When medical marijuana first became legal for human use in California in 1996,1 it was only a matter of time before human patients, pleased with the results of therapeutic cannabis, began giving it to pets with similar conditions.


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