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Marihuana and medicine

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Published by HumanaPress in Totowa, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Marijuana -- Therapeutic use,
  • Marijuana -- Physiological effect,
  • Tetrahydrocannabinol -- Therapeutic use,
  • Tetrahydrocannabinol -- Physiological effect,
  • Cannabis -- therapeutic use -- Congresses,
  • Cannabis -- therapeutic use -- Collected Works

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Gabriel G. Nahas ... [et al.] ; co-editors, Nicholas Pace and Robert Cancro.
    GenreCongresses., Collected Works.
    ContributionsNahas, Gabriel G., 1920-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRM666.C266 M356 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 826 p. :
    Number of Pages826
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL32183M
    ISBN 10089603593X
    LC Control Number99013481

    Marihuana, The Forbidden Medicine The following excerpt is reprinted with permission from Marihuana, the Forbidden Medicine, by Lester Grinspoon M.D. and James Bakalar, Yale University Press, Dr. Grinspoon is a professor at Harvard Medical School and recently joined NORML's new "VIP" board of directors. Preface.   Marihuana: The Forbidden Medicine In this important and timely book, two eminent researchers describe the medical benefits of marihuana, explain why its use has been forbidden, and argue for its full legalization to make it available to all patients who need it. Medical books Marihuana.

      Jeff Ditchfield is a successful author, outspoken campaigner, and activist. He was part of Bud Buddies, the organization that supplied cannabis free of charge to medical users from to He is internationally acclaimed and respected for his research on cannabis-based oils and preparations for medicinal use/5(). Book Review from The New England Journal of Medicine — Book Review. Marihuana: The Forbidden Medicine. This article has no abstract; the first words appear below. On December 7,

    For many centuries patients and physicians have found marihuana to be a highly effective medicine. This drug, outlawed for more than 50 years in the United States, provides relief from nausea, pain and muscle spasms, and alleviates symptoms of glaucoma, multiple sclerosis, AIDS, migraine, and other debilitating ailments. Yet the US government. The ideal book entering the contemporary medical marijuana debate ought to address at least three major issues: efficacy, safety, and policy. This revised and expanded edition of Marihuana: The Forbidden Medicine is even more thorough in documenting cases of self-reported efficacy than the original edition. It more than adequately covers safety.


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“Cogent and convincing arguments for the legalization of marihuana and its pharmacologically active components This book provides an excellent overview of the subject from a medical perspective.”―Robert M.

Swift, m.d., ph.d., New England Journal of Medicine “A very important bookCited by: Our chief debt as authors of this book is to its predecessor: the Institute of Medicine report, Marijuana and Marihuana and medicine book Assessing the Science Base.

Because this landmark study provided the foundation—indeed, the raison d'etre—for our own efforts, we must begin by acknowledging the many contributors who made Marijuana and Medicine an authoritative document, and one worthy of.

"Marihuana is not only useful as medicine, but far less toxic and harmful than alcohol when used for nonmedical purposes. Marihuana, The Forbidden Medicine provides convincing arguments for these views and will be a useful reference for drug abuse counselors, criminal defense attorneys, health workers, and others interested in the effects of this widely used substance."—Eugene.

In this important and timely book, two eminent researchers describe the medical benefits of marihuana, explain why its use has been forbidden, and argue for its full legalization to make it available to all patients who need it.

Highly praised when it was first published inthe book has been expanded to include new examples of the ways that marihuana alleviates symptoms of cancer 4/5(1).

marijuana or marihuana, drug obtained from the flowering tops, stems, and leaves of the hemp plant, Cannabis sativa (see hemp) or C. indica; the latter species can withstand colder climates. It is one of the most commonly used drugs in the world, following only caffeine, nicotine, and alcoholic beverages in the United States, where it is usually smoked, it also has been called.

In Marihuana and Medicine, leading physicians and scientists from around the world critically review the pharmacological and molecular basis of the therapeutic properties of marihuana and its active ingredient, THC.

They detail the broad array of marihuana's effects on brain function, the immune system, male and female reproductive function, and cardiac and pulmonary function, as well as. Four years after Congress passed the Marihuana Tax Act ofwhich was aimed at stamping out recreational use but also made medical use very difficult, the drug was removed from the U.S.

Pharmacopoeia and National Formulary. The rest of the book. Marihuana and Medicine's report of the latest findings on the pharmacological, pharmacodynamic, and molecular mechanisms of marihuana will be essential reading for clinicians, psychiatrists, pharmacologists, policy makers, health-care workers, and attorneys.

“Cogent and convincing arguments for the legalization of marihuana and its pharmacologically active components This book provides an excellent overview of the subject from a medical perspective.”—Robert M.

Swift, m.d., ph.d., New Pages:   The main theme of this book is that thousands of Americans are suffering needlessly as the result of unjust laws and regulations. Medical marijuana is a miracle cure for those suffering nausea from painful chemotherapy treatments, or those diagnosed with MS, or even those who have common psychological disorders/5.

The medical use of marijuana is surrounded by a cloud of social, political, and religious controversy, which obscures the facts that should be considered in the debate. This book summarizes what we know about marijuana from evidence-based medicine--the harm it may do and the relief it may bring to patients.

The book helps the reader understand not only what science has to say about medical. Book Description Yale University Press, United States, Paperback. Condition: New. Revised and Expanded Edition. Language: English. Brand new Book. In this important and timely book, two eminent researchers describe the medical benefits of marihuana, explain why its use has been forbidden, and argue for its full legalization to make it available to all patients who need it/5(64).

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