Pet Pot: Medical Marijuana Finds a Market With Furkids

As medical marijuana becomes more accepted within American society, some people are starting to experiment with using the drug to medicate their sick pets-and they’re seeing surprising results, reports the New York Times in a look at the trend. Although the FDA says there is no proof marijuana does much for pets, owners from all walks of life tell the Times that the drug has, in many cases, helped chronically ill pets to return to their normal, happy selves. “When I’ve given it to her, she’s never acted high: falling face-first into her food bowl, chowing down,” says one woman of her ailing cat. “She comes out and socializes, wants to be in your lap, wants to be petted. It’s a very noticeable difference.”