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The medical marijuana guide : cannabis and your health

Author: Patricia C Frye; Dave Smitherman
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
After decades of misinformation about cannabis largely due to the well-funded propaganda campaign in the 1930s, public attitudes toward the drug have finally begun to evolve. In 1996, California became the first state to legalize medical marijuana and since then, 28 other states, 2 U.S. territories, and the District of Columbia have followed suit. Now countless patients are reaping the benefits of this amazing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Therapeutic use
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Frye, Patricia C., author.
Medical marijuana guide
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]
(DLC) 2018028117
Named Person: Medical marijuana; Cannabinoids
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia C Frye; Dave Smitherman
ISBN: 9781538110836 1538110830
OCLC Number: 1031189361
Description: xi, 225 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: History of cannabis : the journey from medicine to intoxicant and back again --
Legalization --
Cannabinoids, terpenes, and flavonoids --
Laboratory testing --
Clinical conditions --
Adverse effects associated with cannabis use for medical problems --
First doctor's visit: start with your provider --
Ways to medicate --
Making your own medicine --
Hemp-derived cannabidiol (CBD) --
Self-care : toning your endocannabinoid system.
Responsibility: by Patricia C. Frye with Dave Smitherman.


Offering an accessible guide to the use of cannabis in medical care, this work sheds light on the role of medical marijuana in treating everything from chronic pain to terminal illnesses.  Read more...
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Does the word marijuana sound more like an illegal substance than a therapeutic option?After reading The Medical Marijuana Guide, your answer will no longer be yes. Patricia Frye explains the origins Read more...

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