(CBS News) Illicit drugs are bad for you. Almost every doctor will recommend avoiding recreational drug use, because it can lead to long-term health problems and drug abuse that can ruin personal relationships and even send a person to an early grave.
But while drugs can be drink driving dangerous, illicit drugs have been researched for centuries, and some have been found to have surprising therapeutic benefits.
Whether it's a psychological benefit or treating an addiction to one drug with the help of another, several studies document the potential medicinal effects drunk driving law of otherwise illegal drugs.
Keep clicking to see 7 drugs that researchers have found might have a medicinal uses...